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The World's Slowest Orgy; and How I was not Invited

USA | Thu, 11 Jun 2015 | By wanderingeli | Views [322]

  Mardi Gras beads and a sheen of sweat painted onto every visible surface of skin panders to the desire for shiny things that lingers in the hedonistic reaches of the mind’s crevices.  I’m told New Orleans is the world’... Read more >

Tags: bars, french quarter, lesbian, louisiana, mississippi river, new orleans, queer


USA | Mon, 1 Jun 2015 | By wanderingeli | Views [304]

I was possessed by swamp demons, held captive by the souls of New Orleans - a city where even the ghosts exist with a sheen of sweat on their countenance.  This city - brick and iron smattered with cement and steel - has a pulse so ancient, it’... Read more >

Tags: french quarter, gutter-punk, louisiana, near-death, new orleans, street kid


UNITED STATES OUTLYING ISLANDS | Thu, 28 May 2015 | By adventuresofamanicpixiedreamchild | Views [443]

IM SO EXCITED TO SEE MADDIE & JAKE!  It’s been a little while since I’ve seen somebody from home & I know with them its guaranteed going to be a fun time! I waited at the airport for them (at the wrong spot but we eventually ... Read more >

Tags: backpacking, halloween, new orleans, party

New Orleans, la dolce vita. Version américaine avec option Spring break

USA | Thu, 29 May 2014 | By adreamtogo | Views [308]

New Orleans tombait à pic lorsque le printemps a pointé le bout de son nez. Enfin disons plutôt qu’il a pointé le bout de son nez quand nous sommes arrivées à la Nouvelle Orléans.  City ... Read more >

Tags: new orleans

Waking up with the Skul & Bones Gang

ARGENTINA | Sun, 20 Apr 2014 | By adventurerfever | Views [1537]

  “ What we do is make sure that people live a good and honourable life - if not they've got to come and see us and then it is too late for them. It´s an opportunity for them to get the spirit right before they allow ... Read more >

Tags: mardi gras, new orleans, skul & bones

Freedom For Fun

ARGENTINA | Sat, 19 Apr 2014 | By adventurerfever | Views [1499]

"Mardi Gras is just a celebration of being alive and all the magical things that happen in our city and in our world... Is like the time that you can be the person that you always wanted to be, not actually who you are. I feel that this is ... Read more >

Tags: mardi gras, new orleans, parades, red beans & rice

Little Giants: the Red Flame Hunters

ARGENTINA | Fri, 18 Apr 2014 | By adventurerfever | Views [1822]

"The Chief makes the decision if the tribe will meet you or not. Because if they ain´t pretty like me I don´t want to meet them. I´m pretty every year, so if you are not as pretty as me I don´t want to meet you. If they ... Read more >

Tags: indian tribes, mardi gras, new orleans, red flame hunters

Katrina Beyond the Media

ARGENTINA | Wed, 16 Apr 2014 | By adventurerfever | Views [1411]

  “Our cemeteries are above ground, we bury above ground because New Orleans itself is 8 ft below the sea level. And this particular cemetery had a bunch of coffins that actually got loose and were floating up and down the streets”... Read more >

Tags: hurricanes, katrina, mardi gras, new orleans

From Arbor to Harbor in 21 Days

USA | Tue, 1 Jan 2013 | By adventurecouple | Views [619] | Comments [2]

Alas, we pulled away from the B&B on November 30th with Fastball's song "The Way" playing in Buzz the Beamer.  It was bittersweet pulling out of the driveway.  Relieved the conflict was over but saddened to leave our friends and town ... Read more >

Tags: beach, cave, christmas, family, kids, new orleans

Photos: New Orleans 2012

USA | Tue, 15 May 2012 | By kaitlynfaebarrett | Photo Gallery

Eating my way through New Orleans during Mardi Gras
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Tags: bourbon house, brennans, cafe du monde, eat new orleans, french quarter, king cake, mardi gras, new orleans, rex parade, zulu parade

A Taste of New Orleans: Beignets and Café Au Lait

USA | Tue, 3 Apr 2012 | By connectlocally | Views [5494]

The floor is covered in heaps of powdered sugar. Feet glide across this dessert heaven, meandering through beignet cloud nine. A whiff of the air tastes sweet with a hint of caffeine. It is a dreamland for anyone with a sweet tooth, myself included.... Read more >

Tags: beignets, connect local, food, new orleans, travel

Photos: Back in the USA

USA | Fri, 26 Aug 2011 | By brettcooke | Photo Gallery

Texas to Louisiana
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Tags: bourbon, cafe, french quarter, galveston, louisiana, music, new orleans, street car, texas, voodoo

Redefining the Way I Travel

WORLDWIDE | Tue, 1 Mar 2011 | By travel-tips | Views [3458]

At the beginning of 2007 I fled corporate life and embarked on a round-the-world backpacking trip, determined to see as many places on my travel wish list as possible. Six months and 15 countries later I returned to the States, but not to my previous ... Read more >

Tags: connecting locally, experiences, france, locals, new orleans, paris, swtizerland, thailand, travel, travel tips

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

USA | Thu, 23 Apr 2009 | By sxoidmal | Views [606]

Just after my 39th birthday, Rebecca and I decided we were going to fly south for the early spring and attend the Jazz & Heritage Festival in New Orleans. I hadn't been there since Katrina struck; Rebecca had never been and had always wanted to ... Read more >

Tags: cajun, creole, dancing, dining, gospel, jazz fest, live music, louisiana, new orleans

New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Fest 2008

USA | Thu, 8 May 2008 | By ma_and_pa | Views [521]

The Adventure began with a trip to the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, armed with our WWOZ Brass Passes. We were able see many many performers and groups, from Ruthie Foster to Marcia Ball to Kermit Ruffins to Sunpie. One of the best performances ... Read more >

Tags: jazz and hritage festival, jazz fest, louisiana, new orleans

The Reception

USA | Thu, 24 Apr 2008 | By ma_and_pa | Views [629]

Amy and Turgay decided to get married in Istanbul but they didn't want Amy's family to have to come all the way there so Amy's mother and father with the help of her aunts and uncles gave the couple a reception in New Orleans. It was a great party, ... Read more >

Tags: louisiana, new orleans, wedding reception

Spring Break 2008

USA | Wed, 9 Apr 2008 | By smukkeak | Views [426]

This year 14 WSU students went to New Orleans. We got down there with little to no troubles; the only problem was when I left my phone on the plane in New Orleans. Whoops! I got it back on the way back, so everything ended up alright on that end.  Everything ... Read more >

Tags: new orleans, wsu young democrats


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