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New Orleans St. Patrick's Day Parade
Louisiana

St. Patrick’s Parade in the Irish Channel

New Orleans St. Patrick’s Day Parade is just another good reason to Laissez les bons temps rouler (Let the good times roll). They certainly do it up right for the St. Patrick’s Day as it’s a five-day celebration when St. Patrick’s going from Friday until the official day on Tuesday

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Super Sunday - Mardi Gras Indians Parade
Louisiana

New Orleans Mardi Gras Indians

Mardi Gras has ended, but there is still another chance to see the Mardi Gras Indians in their largest celebration of the year on Super Sunday. The hand-sewn, elaborate, beaded and feathered costumes are a sight to be seen celebrating the culture and history of this community.

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New Orleans Oak Alley Plantation
Louisiana

Louisiana’s Oak Alley Plantation

Today I am off on a quick day-trip about an hour outside of New Orleans. Along River Road lie many 18th century plantations including one of the most photographed:  Oak Alley Plantation.

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San Francisco Plantation
Louisiana

Louisiana’s San Francisco Plantation

Blue skies signaled a great day to go out to River Road and see some of the plantations. San Francisco Plantation is not your typical antibellum plantation – a colorful exterior reminiscent of both a Bavarian home & a Mississippi riverboat.  San Francisco Plantation was also holding it’s bi-annual FriscoFest

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The National World War II Museum
Louisiana

The National World War II Museum

Freedom is not free.  I will always be an avid traveler who loves to experience the world and its wonderful people & cultures. These travels constantly remind me how proud & privileged I am to be American, a melting pot society of some of the best parts of these cultures

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BlueSkyTraveler - Top 10 Movies - New Orleans
Louisiana

New Orleans Slang

LOVE IT. SHARE IT. Share on pinterest Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on email Share on pinterest Pinterest Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on email Email This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure. New Orleans Slang The New Orleans culture is

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