Louisiana is known as party central to some, but it also houses some of the most unique nature havens, full of lush greenery as far as the eye can see. You can get your fix of Mother Nature at this massive, ancient botanical garden in Louisiana that dates as far back as 2500 B.C.
Jungle Gardens is a completely different world compared to the rest of Louisiana because it's situated on a salt dome called Avery Island. Native Americans even called this "island" home as far back as 2500 B.C.
Present-day, this peaceful slice of heaven has attracted an array of exotic flora and fauna, both native and non-native (including bamboo).
With a wide array of exotic plants also come animals, and they will all be at your viewing disposal. Jungle Gardens is also known as Bird City, mainly due to the thousands of snowy egrets that call the gardens home.
The different aspects of the landscape, including marshes, house wildlife like bears, armadillos, and otters.
You'll feel like you're traveling back and forth between several continents during your trip, especially when you enter the Asian gardens. There's a shrine dedicated to 900-year-old Buddha, where you'll feel a massive shift of energy in the air.
With 170 acres to explore, it's pretty impossible to capture everything in one trip. To make it easier, you can drive your vehicle around and stop as needed to further explore.
Toronto Police broke up a big illegal party in the early morning hours on Sunday, May 9.
Authorities said in a news release that officers were called to a dispute in a laneway in the Huron St. and Dundas St. West area at just before 1:30 a.m. when they heard loud music coming from a nearby building.
To book online through AHS, all you have to do is click "book online" on the site and follow the prompts. Once you hit the landing page, you will need to fill out your personal information before selecting a time slot for your appointment.
AHS says there are longer than average wait times through 811 at present. So, if you're not a fan of sitting on hold, you can also look through Alberta's Blue Cross to see which nearby pharmacies are giving out COVID-19 vaccines. There are drop-down menus that will refine your search to link you up to the closest pharmacy near you and you can give them a call directly.
During these hours, over 7,600 doses will be administered to anyone 18+ who registers. Five thousand of those doses will be delivered overnight.
In order to encourage people to book these late-night appointments, the region is offering "fun surprises" and giveaways throughout the night. Special guests such as notable doctors and vaccine administrators will also be making appearances.