My quick trip to New Orleans

If you think of jazz you should be thinking New Orleans and this picture captures that essence of the big easy perfectly in my opinion.
If you think of jazz you should be thinking New Orleans and this picture captures that essence of the big easy perfectly in my opinion.
The blur that was Bourbon street 🍾🍺
The blur that was Bourbon street 🍾🍺
I'm not sure if you guys can tell but there's a bride and her groom on that balcony. There is a crazy tradition that we noticed on bourbon st where people on balconies would be throwing down Mardi Gras beads down to passerbys below them. That's exactly what this newly wed couples doin ;)
I’m not sure if you guys can tell but there’s a bride and her groom on that balcony. There is a crazy tradition that we noticed on bourbon st where people on balconies would be throwing down Mardi Gras beads to passerbys below them. That’s exactly what this newly wed couple was doin πŸ˜‰

The Food

Beignets: from the famous Cafe du Monde.... These tasted like mini beaver tail balls ;) basically fried dough balls doused in icing sugar... Pretty much best thing ever
Beignets: from the famous Cafe du Monde…. These tasted like mini beaver tail balls πŸ˜‰ basically fried dough balls doused in icing sugar… Pretty much best thing ever
Can't say you've tried southern Louisiana cuisine without having tried gumbo!! This was deliciousness in a bowl and a must-have!
Can’t say you’ve tried southern Louisiana cuisine without having tried gumbo!! This was deliciousness in a bowl and a must-have!
Shrimp creole
Shrimp creole
Fried oysters ... Some of the best oysters I've tried anywhere. Make sure to try out seafood in New Orleans.
Fried oysters … Some of the best oysters I’ve tried anywhere. Make sure to try out seafood in New Orleans.

The sweltering southern swamps

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On the boat on our swamp tour to foolishly become gator bait

Lunch anyone?!they feed the gators marshmallows... Weird I know!
Lunch anyone?!they feed the gators marshmallows… Weird I know!

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Shopping

Trying on some masks in the French quarter. Mardi Gras masks :)
Trying on some masks in the French quarter. Mardi Gras masks πŸ™‚
I really dug this one ... The colour is on point
I really dug this one … The colour is on point

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