Sunset Grand Isle, LA, A visit to the setting of The Awakening

by Linda McGovern

Grand Isle, a three hour drive south of New Orleans, is on the outermost shore of Louisiana. The drive takes quite some time since the winding narrow road is accessible by only two cars at a time. The slow pace gives you a chance to pass a rather scenic view of bayou life. Small towns, small homes, and bait shops line the side of the road, a land full of seafood restaurants and fishing gear to buy or rent. It made me wish I wasn't allergic to shellfish since the smells were everything I imagined Cajun food would be.

While driving, my husband and I noticed the many signs...

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