Just a glimpse

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, October 27, 2010

The front porch at Destrehan Plantation offers a glimpse of what life might have been like many years ago in the area. Views of the levee, seen through oaks laden with Spanish moss, also give hints to the area’s modernity, as witnessed by a biker enjoying an afternoon ride along the Mississippi River. (Staff photo by David Vitrano)