[2015] Katlyn Reintsma: Lafayette - Louisiana USA

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[2015] Katlyn Reintsma: Lafayette - Louisiana USA


Lafeyette Lafeyette is located along theVermillion River near Southwestern Louisiana. With a 120163.

TraditionsIn Louisiana they have lots of french traditions but one of the biggest is an event called Mardi Gras. Mardi Gras is french for "Fat Tuesday". The reason of Mardi Gras is to celebrate the dinner in which you eat fatty foods and eat richer before lent. Shrove Tuesday is also another way of saying Mardi Gras, meaning from the word shrive confess.

ClimateLouisiana has humid subtropical climates it has long humid hot summers and mild short winters. They also recieve a steady amount of rainfall.

French In LouisianaLots of people in Louisiana speak french. There is estimated to be 150,000-200,000 people that speak french in louisiana. In louisiana the most spoken type of french is colonial or "Louisiana French-Choclaw". Most Louisiana Creole people have european heritage and have cultural ties.

LifestyleIn Louisiana the people call theirselves Louisianans. Louisiana is also called "Sportsman's Paradise" for the hunting, fishing, and outdoor sports activity.

Tourist AttractionsThere are many famous or interesting tourist attractions in Lafeyette Louisiana here are a couple. Swamp tours are very popular,The Grand Opera House, The Acadian Villag, and the Riverside Church Of Christ. But one of the best things of all that you cant miss out on if you go there is their food. Here are some of the most popular foods. Gumbo, Etouffee, but seafood is one of there favoutites.


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