louisiana plantation tour

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Lunch in Louisiana – Nottoway Plantation

The first time I visited Nottoway Plantation, I was a bit disappointed. The grounds felt bare at the time and the stark whiteness of the exterior of the home coupled with the immense all white ballroom felt devoid of warmth and comfort. At the time the home was undergoing changes in details that weren’t yet…

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Overnight at a Louisiana Plantation – Houmas House Plantation and Gardens

I absolutely adore Houmas House Plantation and Gardens and I adore her owner and curator, Kevin Kelly. The grounds are just what I’d have if I were mistress of a plantation back in Antebellum days – a place of peaceful retreat and a showcase of nature and architecture. The food is consistently delicious, be it in…

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Louisiana Plantation Tour: Houmas House Plantation and Gardens

I’ve always dreamed that at some point in my life I’d earn enough to purchase my own plantation. I’ve grown up in an area where these majestic homes have intrigued residents and visitors with the stories of the families who lived and died in these white mansions. Some of the stories are about history while…