Sitting in a ditch watching Matthew McConaughey film a scene for the HBO series True Detective is not the most glamorous side of the movie industry. Yet with McConaughey’s wardrobe crew on one side of me and his hair and makeup crew on the other, it did make the perfect, albeit gritty, spot to watch the unfolding scene. In fact, everything about True Detective, especially the locations, is gritty. Thank goodness as a country girl from the river parishes, I’m not afraid of a little (a lot) of dirt.
Nineteenth-century Louisiana governor William C.C.
There must be something in the water. How else can you explain the amazing flavor of Louisiana's seafood? Don't think you've eaten Louisiana seafood before?
Mardi Gras in one of the biggest celebrations all year in Louisiana and there is no exception in Cajun Country!
Carnival celebrations in Shreveport and Monroe emphasize family fun, with plenty of food, music, parades and activities—the kind of entertainment that makes events in this area anything but average