Southern Belles greet riders on canal. January 22, 2013Full resolution (640 × 427) ← Previous Next → Southern Belles on the lawn of the garden. This view remains today. Cupola and Southern Belles at Cypress Gardens, Florida, 1998. Travel and lifestyle writer, wife, mother and grandmother. Publisher of A Traveler’s Library and Ancestors in Aprons>. Also co-authored a biography of Navajo artist Quincy Tahoma. Vera Marie Badertscher – who has written 326 posts on A Traveler's Library.