From the bloggers at The Advertiser.
South Louisiana has long been known for its bountiful resources and natural beauty.
Our landscape and the people who inhabit it are famous for their hospitality and generosity. Hunting and fishing are the traditional outdoors activities that men and woman, young and old, have always enjoyed; long ago for survival and sustenance, nowadays for recreation and fun.
Fur-trapping and moss-picking are no longer the lucrative industries they once were. But, these enterprises involved the ability to maneuver a pirogue or a chaland in the bayous and swamps.
Today, paddling one’s canoe, kayak or paddle board is an activity unto itself that has been steadily growing in popularity, especially among younger generations. Our good friends with the T.E.C.H.E. Project recently had their 135-mile Bayou Teche paddle trail designated as part of the National Water Trails System. It is only one of 16 throughout the United States.
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