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Leaving new Orleans

by Maxine Davis

The fabulous tour that my husband took ended with everyone saying what a wonderful time they had.  This left us a little time to discover The French Quarter on foot.

If there was a railing, there was a flower box on it.

If there was a railing, there was a flower box on it.

I love to read bronze markers and NOLA had no shortage of them.

I love to read bronze markers and NOLA had no shortage of them.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The whole shop was an antique.

The whole shop was an antique.

Jackson Square. This blues band invited me to sit with them and sang me a song!

Jackson Square. This blues band invited me to sit with them and sang me a song!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Someone told me you could always get a shoe shine in Jackson Square.

Someone told me you could always get a shoe shine in Jackson Square.

The magician was excellent.  He swore he had made a living at this very spot for years.

The magician was excellent. He swore he had made a living at this very spot for years.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Leaving Arnaud

Leaving Arnaud’s Restaurant. Yes, the meal was great. Shrimp!

 

Not sure who or what, but she was very nice, and it was certainly a photo opportunity.

Not sure who or what, but she was very nice,and it was certainly a photo opportunity.

 

 

 

We were stopped on Bourbon Street for being only one NOT drunk. For a "small donation" to the animal shelter, I got a "free" hat.

We were stopped on Bourbon Street for being only one NOT drunk. For a “small donation” to the animal shelter, I got a “free” hat.

 

Music on the corner while inside with my coffee and beignet.

Music on the corner while inside with my coffee and beignet.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The time to leave New Orleans came all too soon, but with a promise to return and see some more sites.  There is no way to cover this wonderful city in one visit.  And the promise of fantastic seafood or an oyster Po-Boy followed by some rich coffee and a beignet is a strong enticement to return!

Marilyn Baron - August 29, 2014 - 8:05 am

I really enjoyed the tour of New Orleans. It’s been years since I’ve been there. I love the pictures. Thank you.

Maxine Davis - August 29, 2014 - 8:28 am

Marilyn, I’m glad you enjoyed the pics. I just can’t seem to get the hang of posting them like I “think” I put them in–neatly. Oh well, they came through. I appreciate your support.

Connie Gillam - August 29, 2014 - 9:11 am

I love New Orleans and can’t wait until my next trip, which will probably be next summer-the worst time (weather wise) to be there.

Thanks for the pictures, Maxine.

Walt Mussell - August 29, 2014 - 11:36 am

This has been an enjoyable tour. I haven’t been to New Orleans since the Auburn-Syracuse Sugar Bowl game. Ti’s been a while.

Maxine Davis - August 29, 2014 - 11:40 am

Hi Connie, I know you will enjoy New Orleans no matter when you go. Thank you for commenting.

Maxine Davis - August 29, 2014 - 11:42 am

Hi Walt, Yep, I think it is time for a family trip to New Orleans. Just don’t go the weekend of the Final Four–or is it Final Five? We did. Anyway, traffic was a nightmare and you had to “look up” to see all the tall players in the lobby. Did see a couple of famous ones, though. Thank you for commenting.

sandra Elzie - August 31, 2014 - 11:52 am

Maxine,
I love all your pictures!!! What a great time you must have had. And now NCIS…my favorite show…is going to branch off and have shows down there. Fantastic!

Maxine Davis - August 31, 2014 - 5:24 pm

Sandy, Thank you! Oh yes, NCIS is my favorite. I’ll, naturally, watch the NOLA one. Thank you for commenting.

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