Another Gator on the Geaux down! This work of art can be found in the Lake Charles Civic Center right when you walk into the front entrance. Perfectly named “Cajun Country Gator,” this one features just about everything that we love about the Lake Charles area from the beautiful skyline to the nature surrounding the
Well now that we’ve shown you the two fake gators, we’ve finally got to the real ones!! Just a little walk from the Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau is a fenced pond with at least four adult gators along with turtles and other natural wildlife. The area makes it super easy to see everything
Just next to the large Louisiana state cutout is a familiar sight if you’ve been following our blog or have done any traveling around the backroads of Southwest Louisiana: a Creole Nature Trail marker! The Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau is the perfect place to start a trip down the Creole Nature Trail with
We were super excited to find the beautiful Clotile inside the Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau! As our fourth Gator on the Geaux to feature, Clotile is definitely a Lake Charles treasure. The people of SWLA even had a hand in naming her, and I love that they chose a Cajun name! We were
Look at our latest gator find! It’s Gris Gris Gator!! When we first started researching and looking for Gators on the Geaux we found a picture of this voodoo lady gator, and we were crossing our fingers she was still around somewhere! Then, on a misty night, we loaded up in Myron’s truck with
Remember this amazing piece of art we discovered at the Cameron Prairie Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center? Well he’s inspired us to start huntin’ for Gators on the Geaux! Gators on the Geaux is a public art project in Lake Charles, Louisiana, and although many gators have been stolen and/or destroyed, there are still many hanging
Roadtrip time! Our day began with a stop at Chesson’s Grocery on La 27 for gas. When we drove up I noticed a brightly green colored alligator statue out front. I had to have a picture of it! So while Myron, my boyfriend, pumped gas, I went over to see exactly what it was.
Hi y’all! Welcome to Bon veiller, cher and our very first post! We are Katrina and Lexi, a mother-daughter team living in small-town Southwest Louisiana. We have always had a very special bond and shared a great love for our home state, and now that we are both adults, we find ourselves yearning for more