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Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve – Barataria Preserve, Louisiana

Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve – Barataria Preserve, Louisiana When I think of trails in a nature preserve, I tend to imagine encroaching branches over a muddy or perhaps gravel path that meanders through the woods.  At the … Continue reading

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Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, New Orleans, Louisiana

Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, New Orleans, Louisiana When I had been in New Orleans on a previous occasion with my wife, we had considered visiting the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas (location) but opted instead to take the Canal … Continue reading

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Grand Isle, Louisiana

Grand Isle, Louisiana On this trip to New Orleans, I had decided that I might like to take a drive down to Grand Isle, Louisiana and look out across the Gulf of Mexico while standing on Louisiana’s only significant beach. … Continue reading

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New Orleans, City Park, Botanical Gardens

New Orleans, City Park, Botanical Gardens The first weekend that I was in New Orleans (April 10-11, 2010), the botanical garden area of City Park was hosting the Annual Spring Garden show showcasing the various garden clubs and local vendors … Continue reading

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New Orleans Train Garden, City Park, New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans Train Garden, City Park, New Orleans, Louisiana Tucked away in the back corner of the Botanical Gardens at New Orleans City Park (location) is a little surprise for anyone who loves model trains or a bit of history.  … Continue reading

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Bayou Sauvage – New Orleans, Louisiana

Bayou Sauvage – New Orleans, Louisiana While I was visiting City Park in New Orleans, I dropped in to listen to one of the lectures.  As it would happen, the topic was the geological formation of ridges and bayous along … Continue reading

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Irish Bayou, New Orleans, Louisiana

Irish Bayou, New Orleans, Louisiana On a previous visit to the Irish Bayou area, I had the opportunity to see plenty of wildlife along the road including quite a few alligators up close and personal. On this trip though we … Continue reading

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