No other place like Cajun Country

Got to Cajun country outside of Lafayette, Louisiana in time for the Mardi Gras golf cart parade at Cajun Palms RV park.

Oh…the colors…well….Purple Represents Justice. Green Represents Faith. Gold Represents Power.

Cras? Oh….as in Mardi Gras.

Check out the purple satin pants and colorful leggings !
We also bought the traditional King Cake while there. Delicious ! (We usually go to Lafayette to buy the best there is in the area but got lazy and bought at a local bakery.)Used to be called “T-Sue’s Bakery” when we were here before. They have a red light on their street sign that flashes when the fresh bread comes out of the oven. 
Those boxes on the bottom shelf are all King Cakes.The History of the King Cake
King Cakes didn’t always contain a baby Jesus; in the late 19th century, celebrators hid a bean, pecan or jeweled ring inside the baked item. Whomever found the treasure within would be crowned the king or queen of the season’s first Mardi Gras ball.The…

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