New Orleans: Cemetery

Cemeteries  are spooky; cemeteries are sad; and if you’re superstitious, cemeteries can be bad luck.  So when I told my parents that I wanted to visit the cemeteries in New Orleans, they were not thrilled. However, I think cemeteries can be beautiful; they are full of stories waiting to be told and I couldn’t wait to hear them all.

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New Orleans: Garden District


We are New Yorkers; we walk everywhere.  Since we don’t have a car, we get a lot of mileage out of our legs.  So when we go to a new city, our inclination is to figure out how to explore that city on foot.  Touring a city on foot is the easiest and best way to get a feel for a new area and get in some exercise to work off the extra vacation food.  When we got to New Orleans, I was excited to walk around and see the historical cemeteries and beautiful garden district. Continue reading