Tag: French Quarter

Just go!

Posts have been few and far between for a number of different reasons, but quietly in the background, a trip to Paris has been planned! It’s getting very close to lift off, and I hope to have many pictures to share in the weeks… Continue Reading “Just go!”

where would you go?

If you could go anywhere right now, where would you go?  I’m getting the itch to plan a trip.  Not sure where yet, but I would love to go back to New Orleans someday.

take me back to New Orleans

I imagine Halloween in New Orleans is pretty amazing with all the ghost stories, mystery, voodoo, and colourful, colorful characters.  New Orleans was amazing when I was there in March – so alive and loud, so much music and food, a little smelly down… Continue Reading “take me back to New Orleans”

French Quarter after the rain

I loved taking photos at night in the French Quarter – it’s just as pretty and colourful at night as it is during the day.  The restaurant in the picture, the Italian Barrel, was one of my favourites of the trip, and I’d highly… Continue Reading “French Quarter after the rain”

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,… Continue Reading “a reminder to tip street performers…”

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… Continue Reading “Walking in the French Quarter”

Throw Open the Windows

Spring is here! 

the sun shines in New Orleans

Now that I’m home from New Orleans and have some new photos to share, I’ll be back to posting more regularly. For the foreseeable future, it will likely be very heavy on New Orleans pics. We arrived on a Tuesday evening, after the sun… Continue Reading “the sun shines in New Orleans”

Jackson Square, New Orleans

On vacation for a few more days in New Orleans… St. Louis Cathedral is one of the most photographed buildings in the United States (and, apparently inspired Walt Disney’s Disney World Castle)…