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Louisiana

New Orleans, Louisiana February 1, 2017

I couldn’t leave New Orleans without walking through one of the city’s famous cemeteries. We took the trolley from the hotel through the Garden District to Lafayette Cemetery #1. It’s not very big – only about a square city block – but it has 1,100 tombs and over 7,000 souls. Double Jeopardy was filmed here, … Continue reading »

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Oak Alley Plantation, Louisiana January 31, 2017

We drove about an hour out of New Orleans today to Oak Alley Plantation. Oak Alley is a pre-Civil War era plantation on the bank of the Mississippi River. The most famous feature is a path of live oak trees between the River and the main home.┬áIt’s been featured in many movies and television shows, … Continue reading »

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New Orleans, Louisiana January 30, 2017

Today we took the Hop-on/Hop-off Bus to the French Market, French Quarter, and St. Louis Cathedral. At first I thought that many businesses and homes still had their Christmas decorations. But I quickly learned that this is Carnival season, which spans several weeks and ends with Mardi Gras. There are purple, yellow, and green decorations … Continue reading »

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New Orleans, Louisiana January 29, 2017

This is the first time I’ve traveled to Louisiana and I’m super excited! We’re spending three days in New Orleans and staying at the Drury Inn and Suites, which is centrally located in the Central Business District. The Hop-on/Hop-off Bus and trolley both stop right outside the hotel. They have a roof-top pool and breakfast … Continue reading »

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