Swamp Tour

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I finally managed to go on a swamp tour.  We chose Jean Lafitte Swamp Tours for this excursion.  We made a good choice and I'd use this company again.
  

They picked us up near the 905 Royal Hotel where we were staying.  The 45 minute ride was a lot of fun.

The boats were large, comfortable and clean.  Drinks and snacks were available.  It wasn't crowded that day so there was plenty of room to get up and move around.

 
This is our captain and tour guide.  He was a local and was informative and humorous. He obviously loved the swamps and everything that lived there. 
  



Thank you momma.  I love you.

Back Story

Christy, Jesse, and I took the Amtrak Crescent from the train depot in Anniston AL to New Orleans for a week of adventure and photography. This train station is a classical revival depot and is listed in the National Registry of Historical Places. Jesse loves to ride the train. Heck, we all love to ride the train. We left August 8, 2013 and returned August 14th. Unfortunately Jeremy couldn’t go this time. He had to work.
Christy’s father was kind enough to drive us to the train station and pick us up so we wouldn’t have to leave a vehicle parked there for a week.
We stayed at our usual place, the historic 905 Royal Hotel in the French Quarter. The 905 Royal was built in the late 1890’s.

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