New Orleans 2007

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  • Battle of New Orleans memorial

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  • Oil refinery, happily polluting our air

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  • New Orleans skyline, from the river

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  • New Orleans skyline

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  • Paddlewheel on the Natchez

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  • Paddlewheel on the Natchez

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  • Those Navy ships, from the front.

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  • New Orleans American section, viewed from the river.

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  • New Orleans skyline

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  • View of French Quarter from the river

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  • Aquarium and World Trade Center (to the left)

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  • Stemboat Creole Queen

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  • Fireboat showing off by the bridge

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  • Lafayette Cemetery #1

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  • Fire dept. tomb, Lafayette Cemetery #1

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  • Lafayette Cemetery #1

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  • Open vault, Lafayette Cemetery #1

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  • Open tomb, Lafayette Cemetery #1

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  • Lafayette Cemetery #1

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  • Lafayette Cemetery #1

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  • Um, that's not <i>my</i> Raymond (Lafayette Cemetery #1)

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  • Lafayette Cemetery #1

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  • Lafayette Cemetery #1

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  • Aboveground burial plots - for people who don't like vaults (Lafayette Cemetery #1)

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  • One of the more elaborate tombs in Lafayette Cemetery #1

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  • Another plaque embedded in the wall of a tomb at Lafayette Cemetery #1.

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  • Lafayette Cemetery #1

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  • Tomb of Judge Ferguson, of <i>Plessy vs. Ferguson</i> fame.  We saw Plessy's tomb in St. Louis #1.

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  • Lafayette Cemetery #1

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  • Close-up of stonework on the tomb in the previous picture.

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  • Obviously, Charles Beck was a bowler.

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  • Broken column memorial. Pretty common symbol of death.  I think this was a Confederate soldiers' monument.

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  • In the back corner of Lafayette #1 are these four tombs that belonged to four best friends who wanted to be buried together.

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  • Inscription on an oven vault, Lafayette Cemetery #1.

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  • Lafayette Cemetery #1 entrance

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  • St. Charles streetcar.

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  • New species of tree:  the New Orleans Bead Tree.

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  • Jackson statue at Jackson Square.

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  • The Cafe du Monde

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  • Random view down the river

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  • Random view down the river

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  • Statue honoring immigrants

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  • Me at the Audubon Aquarium, through a fish tank.

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  • Albino alligator, audubon aquarium.

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  • Owl - Audubon Aquarium

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  • Jackson Square looking towards St. Louis Cathedral

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  • Just a random house

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  • Cornstalk Fence Hotel.  There are apparently only about two of this type of fence in New Orleans.

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  • Joan of Arc statue

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  • Statue of Bienville, founder of New Orleans. He had foofy hair.

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  • Our hotel - the Royal Sonesta.

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  • Status of John James Audubon outside the zoo.

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  • Plaque at the Audubon Zoo

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  • Audubon Zoo

    • Audubon Zoo
  • Closest we've ever seen an elephant!

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  • Some kind of ibis (Audubon Zoo)

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  • Ibis (Audubon Zoo)

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  • Not sure what this was - looked kind of like a peacock, but not quite. (Audubon Zoo)

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  • Audubon Zoo

    • Audubon Zoo