Boats with tourists, floating through the swamps in the torchlight are surrounded by old cypresses and long threads of moss hanging down from the branches of cypresses. Manchac Swamps are also called “ghost swamps”.
This journey back in time goes deep into Louisiana's million-acre Atchafalaya Swamp for an adventure with writer Gwen Roland, who 30 years earlier built a houseboat by hand and lived as her forebears had generations earlier.
Gives new meaning to the word "Lush." Cypress swamp of Bayou Segnette. New Orleans - beautiful year round, and the park’s proximity to surprisingly wild marshes, swamps and woodlands is great for fishing and bird watching.
Album Terrebonne and Saint Bernard Parish LA, Mississippi, June 25 - July 2005 (large thumbnails of photos) - photo,pictures plantations mansion louisiana swamp biloxi mississippi louisiana mansions bernard parish plaquemines parish bayou shack