Crystal Cove all inclusive resort in St. James Barbados, W.I.. Spent a week with my wonderful husband in this amazing location and would go back in a heartbeat! They served the best Rum Punch I have ever had!
Laura Plantation House, Vacherie, Louisiana ~ The original house was completed in 1805 by Guillame Duparc, built in a U-shape with the customary detached kitchen; it has undergone many changes through the years. The Duparc family farmed over 12,000 acres of sugarcane, with a sugar mill about 1 mile from the main house. The property changed hands in 1891, continuing as a working plantation into the 20th century. On the National Register of Historic Places, the plantation is open for tours.
St. James Parish-Christmas Bonfires on the levee Bonfires on the Levee – the undisputed king of Louisiana holiday traditions takes place on the Mississippi River levee in St. James Parish. Hundreds of residents there construct towering bonfires to light the way for Papa Noel’s visit on Christmas Eve. Truly one of Louisiana’s most enduring cultural treasures, bonfires have been lit on Christmas Eve in St. James for as many as 200 years.
A comprehensive guide to Louisiana Plantations along the River Road. We recently visited 12 Louisiana plantations along Louisiana's River Road between Baton Rouge and New Orleans. Louisiana's River Road parallels the east and west banks of the Mississippi River for about 70 miles (about 100 miles of actual road) through the Louisiana parishes of St. Charles, St. John, and St. James. Prior to the American Civil War, this river road was lined with approximately 350 antebellum plantation homes…
Travel through the heart of the City, where you’ll stop at Sam Sharpe Square, the place the national heros were hung and slaves contained as prisoners. Then visit the St. James Parish Church, one of Jamaica’s oldest religious establishments. Then come have a blast as you shopping and take a sightseeing tour through the rich and poor neighborhoods of the city. Enjoy a once in a life Jamaican experience.