It seems that Natchitoches is famous for meat pies. So, I had to have one.
And what would a trip to these parts be without an enormous bowl of gumbo.
I am still not sure what gumbo is, but it was pretty tasty.
This town was established in 1715. Apparently missionaries came down the river from my native place and worked first in the northern part of Louisiana.
We made due with a not perfect cut of meat that had to be … adapted by force. No skewers or string, so I split some chopsticks.
… into these.
The Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, once the Cathedral of this now-titular diocese.
And, just for fun.
No, I don’t think I will.
It’s off to the north for me today.