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Sunday, January 20, 2013

New Orleans, October 2012

New Orleans, October 2012

Nat had been to New Orleans twice on service trips, helping rebuild neighborhoods devistated by Katrina and Andie and I had been to New Orleans many years ago, but Charlotte had never been, so we decided to go on a short four-day family trip in October 2012. Andie's sister Lee joined us for the first two days as well.

Among the highlights:

  • Walking around the French Quarter
  • Shopping on Magazine Street
  • A visit to Mardi Gras World
  • Unexpectedly running into a Blues Festival
  • Visiting an old cemetery
  • Visiting the WWII museum
  • The Three Muses restaurant (awesome food - highly recommended)
  • Listening to terrific local singer Gal Holiday
Here are some pictures from our trip:

Some pictures of the beautiful girls:
Charlotte looking contemplative

Natalie, Charlotte and their Aunt Lee

Walking Around the French Quarter and Magazine Street:

There is a lot of amazing entertainment to be found and great music is everywhere... often in the street or in the cafes:

A stop at Cafe du Monde is always required...

A trip to one of NOLA's amazing graveyards:

A trip to Mardi Gras World - well worth it, especially if you're a photographer:

Here are some quick links to some of the more popular posts:

Europe trip 2012 including Santorini Greece, Athens and London
John & Kirk go to Williamsburg VA and Washington DC
Orlando 2010 including Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando
Adventures with my good friend Kirk including Walt Disney World, Vegas, Disneyland and more
A Daddy/Daughter jaunt to Walt Disney World in 1998
A trip to Southern California including Disneyland and Disney California Adventure in 2002
Middle School Rock Band trip to Walt Disney World  2010
Key West 2002
South East Florida 2012

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