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Long Weekend Visit to New Orleans

Labor Day Weekend 2012, I had a place to stay with a friend and was off to see New Orleans, wanted to see why people I met in Austin were so fascinated by NOLA. This was right after a hurricane has hit the city and part of the city was still out of power. New Orleans is a neat city to visit, great Cajun food and a fun party town. I drove from Austin, took me about 8 hours.

 Below: I took this picture, being a Beer Drinker, I like to try local beers, ABITA in this case.

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The Famous Bourbon St. If you ever heard of mardi gras, this is the street where its all at. I got to New Orleans late Saturday evening, spent the night at a See Food restaurant. Below are some pictures I took of the city, if you are traveling across the USA, New Orleans is worth a stop though IMO I wouldn't spend too much time there. Below are few Pictures I took. There was a Gay parade in the city that day.


Below photographing beautiful balconies in the New Orleans French Quarter












Jackson Square, a park in the French Quarter of New Orleans with Saint Louis Cathedral




Below a band playing in Jackson Square




The French Market are shops and restaurants in the French Quarter of New Orleans











Above New Orleans harbor and Got to give Cajun Food a try in New Orleans
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