Nawlins Photo Dump

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Whew! Long week...definitely looking forward to Friday. I guess that's what a long weekend usually does--makes it a little tough to get into the work groove. But here we are, and in honor of our sweet Lily's 16th week of life today, I've put together a little (okay, really big) collection of photos recounting our trip to New Orleans.


What fun! We were only there for a few days (Saturday afternoon through Monday morning), but we managed to cram in window-shopping in the French Quarter, a walking vampire tour, a stop at St. Louis Cemetery #1, a stroll through Jackson Square, and lots (and lots!) of yummy food and drink.





The crew en route

a crawfish paperweight in the lobby of our bed&breakfast

lily touches down in nola!

a common theme at nawlins establishments

our beautiful room, plus a foosy

carl & lily on st. charles street

hehe. look at all those rolls.


probably the world's strongest bloody mary

on the streetcar. i know it's not nice, but a lady just almost totally wiped out at the front of the car. she didn't though, and everyone here is trying to contain their laughter.




the french quarter

st. louis cemetery #1






more of the french quarter, including jackson square and st. louis cathedral



we hired a (fantastic) sitter during the evenings so carl & i could enjoy new orleans' nightlife together grown-up style. two of my old college roommates, aubrey and maggie, are from new orleans recommended a slew of places, including the very pretty column hotel and the very dive-y saint bar.

the photo above is of the three-piece band playing at the saint. we listened to them while munching on some free chili dogs.



carl took hudson on several walks at this park, which was just a few minutes away from our hotel.

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