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The Layers of New Orleans

I reach the outskirts of the French Quarter as I walk off of Bourbon Street. The angular grid system of the quarter opens out onto the business district. 1,577 more words


Mardi Gras Memories

Last year, right as the entire Carnival season was swingin’ into action, I was “relaxing” at the the Touro following the surgical amputation of my right leg. 1,234 more words

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24 Hours for Mardi Gras

Well it’s been a little short of two weeks since I returned from my first cruise outside of the Mexican Riviera, and my first Caribbean trip, beyond the Mexican waters. 4,151 more words

NOLA Favorites – Bars/Restaurants

New Orleans is one of my favorite cities – mainly because of its amazing food. My eating habits have definitely changed since moving to Louisiana. They definitely know how to cook down here and make anything taste good! 153 more words


The Big Easy

We left San Antonio, hoping to get close to the border of Texas and ended up driving further into Louisiana, staying at Sam Houston Jones State Park in Lake Charles. 739 more words

Crushed It

“Hey newbie, plan a party for 200 travel agents. OH, and your SVP of Sales will be there, along with all the really important people you have to impress.” 844 more words


Day 91 – New Orleans & St Charles Avenue

It was Monday in New Orleans and again we didn’t have too much planned other than going to check out St Charles Avenue and the amazing houses in that area. 666 more words