NEW ORLEANS TRAVEL BLOGGERS VISIT ST. MARTIN PARISH
AuthorBasin Landing Staff
YouTube video bloggers Rocky (@NOLAGIRL241) and LVP (@just_lvp) recently brought their unique sense of humor and New Orleans flavor to St. Martin Parish for the most recent episode of their YouTube travel series, “Bruh Let’s Geaux.” The dynamic duo spent a few days soaking in all that St. Martin Parish has to offer tourists around the globe. Guided by Laci Laperouse, Executive Director or Tourism, St. Martin Parish and Jennifer Stelly, Executive Director of St. Martin Economic Development, the vloggers and tourism enthusiasts spent the day in the heart of Cajun Country. You can view the video here.
Café Sydnie Mae – Breaux Bridge, LA
The first stop was at the fabulous Café Sydnie Mae in downtown Breaux Bridge. Rocky and LVP spoke with owner, David Puckett about his extensive collection of art from local artist Tony Bernard, an understudy of world-famous Blue Dog painter, George Rodrigue. He also revealed to the travelers the centerpiece of the restaurant, Breaux Bridge’s first Otis Elevator. Originally home to a casket manufacturer, the building has now been transformed into and art gallery and one of Breaux Bridge’s most popular brunch spots. Puckett acquired the restaurant’s cypress bar from the Evangeline Hotel in Lafayette, LA. After a hearty breakfast of eggs benedict and pan perdu (French Toast), the crew headed out to Atchafalaya Basin Landing for a swamp tour.
Atchafalaya Basin Landing Airboat Swamp Tours – Henderson, LA
Located inside the Henderson levee, Atchafalaya Basin Airboat Swamp Tours has been providing travelers from all over the world with the thrills and adventures you can only get by boat, specifically, by airboat. Airboats allow captains to take guests deep into the heart of the ancient cypress forests of the Atchafalaya Swamp, even in low water conditions. Our travelers got a front row seat to Louisiana’s world famous wildlife, flora and fauna. Captain Tucker Friedman introduced Rocky and LVP to a few of his favorite alligators. Known locally as “The alligator whisperer,” Friedman treats the animals like his pets while regaling world travelers with stories about each specific gator and the history of this magical swamp.
Follow “Bruh, Let’s Geaux” on their Facebook, Instagram (@bruhletsgeaux) or YouTube Channel for more travel adventures. Book a tour with Atchafalaya Basin Landing airboat swamp tours by calling 337.228.7880.