Tag - new orleans

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Mardi Gras – A Brief History
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New Orleans Santa – Photo of the Day
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New Orleans Eats!
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House of Voodoo and Marie Laveau’s Tomb – Photo of the Day
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Photo of the Day – St. Louis Cathedral

Mardi Gras – A Brief History

Mardi Gras or Fat Tuesday is the celebration beginning after the Christian feasts of the Epiphany and continuing until the final bar on Bourbon Street closes at the stroke of midnight the night before Ash Wednesday. Because Ash Wednesday is the start of of Lent, where fasting and abstinence are […]

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New Orleans Santa – Photo of the Day

Look! It’s Santa! Spotted in Jackson Square in New Orleans! There might not be snow on the ground and those aren’t reindeer pulling those carriages, either, but this Santa doesn’t seem to mind. The spirit of Christmas is alive and well in the French Quarter. Whether it’s a Cajun Christmas […]

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New Orleans Eats!

Honestly, you’d think all we do when we visit New Orleans is eat and drink. But in reality, it’s only what we do for 95% of the time. We have to get visiting family, sleeping and showering in there somewhere, too! Now a word of warning to our vegetarian friends […]

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House of Voodoo and Marie Laveau’s Tomb – Photo of the Day

The spirit of the Creole Voodoo Priestess, Marie Laveau, is alive and well in the French Quarter of New Orleans. Visitors can tour her burial site in the Glapion family crypt in St. Louis Cemetery #1 or visit to the House of Voodoo at 739 Bourbon Street. Born a free […]

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Photo of the Day – St. Louis Cathedral

For those remembering Ash Wednesday and the “day after” spent repenting of sins of Mardi Gras, the St. Louis Cathedral stands as the oldest Catholic cathedral in continuous use is the United States. Overlooking Jackson Square in a timeless respose, the cathedral reminds those of this unique and picturesque city […]

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