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New Orleans, Louisiana – Revisited

New Orleans, Louisiana – Revisited

The city of New Orleans, Louisiana had captivated me long before I ever visited it.  I had romanticized the city so much that I knew it needed to be my next trip.  Enter Michael.  On something like our fourth date, I mentioned my obsession with New Orleans, and he simply said, “well, let’s go then.”  I didn’t really think he was being serious, but a few weeks later we were booking our hotel and planning a road trip there.  We…

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New Orleans, LA – Part Deux

New Orleans, LA – Part Deux

Day 3 in NOLA: We started our day in the swamps of Jean Lafitte National Park and Preserve. It took a little bit to find the actual trail, but once we did…it was like entering Jurassic Park.  The “trail” was a boardwalk over a swampy marshland.  There were creatures everywhere, including ginormous spiders hovering right over our heads, crickets the size of my fist, poisonous looking snakes, little lizards, and, of course, alligators.  The first time we passed under one…

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New Orleans, LA – Part Un

New Orleans, LA – Part Un

The seven hour drive from Nashville to New Orleans was easier than we thought. The road there was lined with beautiful scenery and Krystal Burgers; what more do you need on a road trip?  The seven hours went quickly and before we knew it, we were driving into NOLA as the sun was setting.  The city was lit up as if in welcome and we drove into it, awe-struck.  Our hotel was perfectly situated in the middle of all of…

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