New Orleans

Our recent anniversary trip to New Orleans was relaxing, fun, and, like most of my vacations, filled with great food.

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The jazz was upbeat and filled the streets.

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St. Louis Cathedral was lovely.

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I loved people watching and enjoying the sunny weather at Jackson Square one afternoon.

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I also loved the Cajun food. During one meal I actually had jambalaya, étouffée, red beans and rice, and gumbo all in one sitting. When in Rome.

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Confession: Although we stayed right on the corner of Bourbon Street, we only spent maybe a total of 20 minutes on the street itself. The city has so much more to offer. But during our short time on Bourbon Street we did see (among other oddities) a drunken 20-something guy dressed as Cookie Monster stumbling around after his buddies in the middle of the afternoon weeping because he lost his cell phone.

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