Jan 6, 2020

Fountainbleau State Park on the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain… 👍👍

Spanish moss this time! 🙄😁
Riding off into the sunset…..
I used to think Keys sunsets could not be rivaled. I have a feeling I’m going to be reminded on this trip that any sunset is beautiful and to be awed.
January 6 kicks off Carnival season and the season of king cakes. There is a whole religious background I’ll spare you, but in New Orleans, it is believed that eating king cakes outside of carnival season will bring rain on Mardi Gras day. A small trinket (representing the baby Jesus) used to be baked inside the cakes and the person that finds it is to receive luck and prosperity. Bakers now place it outside the cakes to avoid choking liabilities and let the hosts of king cake parties hide it for their guests to find…😁

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