Way down yonder in New Orleans

There’s just something special about New Orleans and that jazzy/bluesy French Quarter with its Spanish colonial architecture. So unlike most of the US!

Eyes in the back of my Head

New Orleans – NOLA – has its own very special vibrant energy and appeal. I went there recently for a short break, took my camera and tried to capture some of the many aspects of this incredible city.

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 The jazz band in the square outside the cathedral clearly paid no attention to the sign on the lamp post.

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The Natchez steams away from the dockside, hooting and churning up the Mississippi mud on a damp Sunday morning.

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For Mardi Gras, the previous week, even the carriage horse’s hooves were decorated.

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A hot dog vendor trundles to work through a quiet road in the French Quarter.

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Cool saxophone jazz on a street corner.

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The sign says “I wonder what happens if you put $$ in the box”. The statue moved and gave the donor a card with a short, positive sentence written on it.

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Lively street parades happen often.

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