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Swamp Tour in New Orleans

Photo Essay: Swamp Tour in New Orleans

If you’re visiting New Orleans and you want to get out of the city for a day, then a popular thing to do is a swamp tour. When I checked into India House hostel I noticed posters for various tours and activities, from walking tours to plantation tours and spooky ghost tours, but I was pretty […]

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Partying on Bourbon Street New Orleans

Bourbon Street is the most famous party street in New Orleans, stretching for 13 blocks in the heart of the French Quarter.  Whether you visit day or night, there is always the opportunity for people watching on Bourbon Street. The entire pedestrianised area is lined with bars, strip clubs, restaurants and souvenir shops- it’s really […]

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Garden District Mansion, New Orleans

Walking around The Garden District in New Orleans

Braving the intense humidity of Louisiana in June, I hopped on the streetcar to go to the Garden District- a leafy neighbourhood of New Orleans that was designated a national historic landmark in 1974.  As I looked around the streetcar, I noticed beads of sweat were forming on people’s foreheads and a man was mopping […]

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