How cute is this one!? This Pelican is perched in front of Imaging at Lafayette Surgical Specialty Hospital on Kaliste Saloom in Lafayette and is fittingly painted as an x-ray. After a bit of research we found out this is actually a replica of the original which was destroyed. You can see from the picture
So after finding the first two Pelicans, we started driving around looking for more. It didn’t take long before we spotted this beautiful piece on St. Mary Boulevard in front of a Coldwell Banker office. We didn’t want to disturb the landscaping around it, so I just leaned over for the pic!
Here’s the friend of the Mardi Gras Pelican! He also sits in the parking lot of South College Center on the corner of Bertrand & Johnson in Lafayette. He’s painted up in University of Louisiana at Lafayette garb but, again, has no name plate. Comment or e-mail locations of other Pelicans on
After coming across Rooster’s Antique Market’s Facebook page, we couldn’t wait to make our way to Lafayette to check it out! Then when we got there and discovered the Louisiana Antique Trail brochure, everything just fell together so well, and this blog series was born! Rooster’s is at 3209 Kaliste Saloom Road in Lafayette, Louisiana, and
We love Gators on the Geaux in Lake Charles, so when we stumbled upon Pelicans on Parade, a similar public art project, in Lafayette we couldn’t resist trying to seek out as many as possible! We were actually spending the day in Lafayette researching and visiting businesses for the blog when we spied this
Ever wonder what a monkey fart smells like? Well during my drives to work I kept hearing about a candle shop in Lafayette, and what really got my attention were the names of the candles like Monkey Farts and Oilfield Trash. I love candles and thought to myself, “I have to smell a Monkey Fart!!”