New Orleans

Historic Homes Across the Mississippi River [Algiers Point]

Most people that visit New Orleans usually get stuck in the French Quarter because there are so many things to see and do there. They can book a tour to learn about historic places, visit parks and museums, shop at the French Market, boutiques, and gift shops, or take a break at one of the several bars or restaurants where they can enjoy Louisiana’s famous food and live music. On the other hand, if they don’t mind taking a ten-minute trip with the ferry across the Mississippi River from Canal Street to Algiers Point, they can get away from the intense city life and experience some quiet small town atmosphere. (more…)

Thursday Doors 

This is my first post about doors. The ones I found are from my first trip to New Orleans in the little time I had available to visit.


It Was An Unexpected Invite [inside a historic home in New Orleans]

One day before I left New Orleans, I had decided to drive around and take pictures of some beautiful historic homes. At one point, my camera got stuck. While I was trying to adjust it, a man came over to me.


Walking On Esplanade Avenue

Our walk on Esplanade Avenue was not something that was planned out. We happened to be in the area by luck because we found a good parking spot. Then I saw the sign about Faubourg Tremé and became interested. The more I was reading the more I realized that Esplanade Avenue was a hidden gem in New Orleans. Without knowing what was waiting ahead of us we started strolling on the wide divider of the street straight towards City Park and enjoyed the shade underneath arching branches of old oaks and magnolias and whatever came our way.


On Bourbon Street the Night Before Mardis Gras 2017

Bourbon Street (French: Rue Bourbon) is a street in the French Quarter in New Orleans, Louisiana. It is known for its bars, restaurants, souvenir shops, and strip clubs. The name “Bourbon” came from the France’s ruling family, the House of Bourbon, when it was named in 1721. (In New Orleans, Louisiana also see [picturesque and a short horror story] Colors and Architecture of the French Quarter)


[picturesque and a short horror story] Colors and Architecture of the French Quarter

There has been a lot of writing done about the French Quarter in New Orleans, Louisiana, that I don’t think there would be anything else new that I could add. The French Quarter is a prime tourist destination in the city.  People that go on tours there receive pretty much the same kind of information. Those that are completely unfamiliar with the place should learn that the French Quarter is also known as


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