macaws at the Audubon Zoo

New Orleans is such a great place because there is no shortage of things to do and see. The Audubon Zoo was on the list mostly because I enjoy taking pictures of animals and I hoped to take some elephant pictures (I’ve daydreamed about going on safari for my next significant birthday – since the […]

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everybody is not special

More Royal Street window shopping at night….this caught my eye in the window at the Antieau Gallery, it’s from the Monsters and Misfortune Collection and the artist is Chris Roberts-Antieau.

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a reminder to tip street performers…

…or one might give you the finger! I laughed when I saw this after uploading all my pics from the trip –  I had no idea he was giving me the finger when I took it. I was just walking out of a restaurant, saw him, and quickly snapped the pic.  He’s likely very aware […]

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Frenchmen Street at night

There are many reasons to love Frenchmen Street – the music on the streets and in all the clubs and restaurants, the awesome people watching, the great food at Three Muses (ate there twice), and I still think longingly about all the necklaces and bracelets I left un-bought at the Art Market.  At times it […]

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Walking in the French Quarter

Two things about walking in the French Quarter – drivers in New Orleans are crazy and so are cyclists. Pedestrians don’t have the right of way when crossing at an intersection and if you’re crossing a one way street make sure to look the other way so you don’t get hit by a cyclist (who […]

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