Lousiana - a place where petanque is catching on

By Mr.Bordsenius at 2013-10-07

The petanque club "La Boule Cadienne de Lafayette" put on a gamefor new french-teachers, to make them feel at home.

"Under the shade of an oak tree in Girard Park on Sunday, teams chucked stainless steel balls across a stretch of sandy gravel. As one man knocked another ball out of the way, the people began to exclaim in French."

It seems that petanque is gaining polularity in the US, clubs and events keep popping up in new places all the time. This is very good news for us all, petanque is not just a sport or a leisure time activity, it is something that can bring people of all ages and interests together.

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