Deep-rooted ancient oaks line this alley joining the main house of Oak Alley Plantation with the Mississippi, I took the picture with my back to the river.
Stark contrasts abound, between the miserable and hopeless existence of the slaves, and the opulent beauty of the owners' home.
While this still functioned as a plantation, , it was owned by a French couple, Jacques and Celine Roman. French would have been the language used daily on the plantation. .
Located near Vacherie in Louisiana.