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Wednesday, October 22, 2008

"N" is for New Orleans!

This week ABC Wednesday is "N" as in New Orleans, my favorite vacation spot to visit. We just got back last week after spending 6 days in "Nawlins" and thoroughly enjoying it. This was the first we had been back since Katrina. We had missed it so much and were happy to spend some time there eating our way through the French Quarter. The following are some of our photos of our trip. We highly recommend everyone to visit the Big Easy if they get a chance. You will be treated to the culture, music, food, and the wonderful people of New Orleans.

Jackson Square French Quarter site of St. Louis Cathedral

French Market in French Quarter

St. Louis Cemetery has all above ground burial sites
Our favorite location, the French Quarter

My wife and son eating their way through the French Quarter


Our favorite brunch place in the French Quarter

One of our favorite foods , Beignets at Cafe Du Monde with a cup of Cafe Au Lait.

Come join us at ABC Wednesday by clicking here. Additional photos of our New Orleans visit can be viewed by clicking here.

13 comments:

Denise said...

Great photos of New Orleans. I was there 30 years ago. Beautiful city!

richies said...

I need a Beignet and a cup of Cafe Au Lait.

Bear Naked said...

Oh my those beignets do look tempting.
DIET DIET DIET
Must be strong, must be strong.

Bear((( )))

nonizamboni said...

Wonderful 'N' post! Great photos and now I'm wanting a beignet--luckily I haven't seen any up here in Minnesota.
Happy Wednesay!

photowannabe said...

Brings back memories of working there just befor Katrina.
Great post for the letter N.

Lily Hydrangea said...

It's nice to see New Orleans is doing well. Great post!

Laura ~Peach~ said...

t could be better than eating your way through NO... YUMMMMMMMMMm
Great pictures !

Dianne said...

wonderful photos!! thanks!

I really hope to visit there one day!

Jay said...

Nice photos! I have a friend who is besotted with 'Nawlins', and I've heard from her how wonderful it is. Maybe I'll get there one day.

I'm in the UK though, so it might be a while!

Those beignets look ... aaaahhh!!! I must not!!!

Steve Buser said...

Columbo, sorry we couldn't connect on your trip to the Big Easy. Great shots. When I was working downtown, Johnny's was a regular eating place.

We're getting settled in in Beaumont, TX now, but travelling back to N'Awlins to see the relatives a lot.

Great photo essay on the city. You have the photographer's eye

laura said...

What an amazing get away!! Great photos!!

Brian said...

Great blog really enjoyed this trip.

Kim from Hiraeth said...

What a lively post! New Orleans is a wonderful city!

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