New Orleans 3 – French Quarter at Night

The French Quarter of New Orleans is like no place else on earth. The architecture is spellbinding. The history, the food, the music, the smells, the sights. This glorious stew draws the most colorful humans to its embrace. There is a mood here of tolerance and freedom, all the way to delightful craziness. Natives and tourists share this space 24 hours a day. It’s a great place to ride your bicycle on a quiet Monday morning, taking in the sounds of deliveries and the heavenly smells of lunch cooking behind open doors. It’s also a great place to wander on a Saturday night, spinning inside the kaleidoscope of raucous dazzle on Bourbon Street and all its side streets. Here’s a taste of The Quarter after dark. .

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RiverWalk shopping is a few blocks south of French Quarter.

 

One thought on “New Orleans 3 – French Quarter at Night

  1. Ah, the memories. My favorite activity was Preservation Hall; we went early and stayed for two sets. Find a restroom before you go in though because there is not one inside. My favorite souvenir is a Zydeco Instrumental CD; I don’t always care for the lyrics but the music is good to get me moving. Thanks for taking me back with you.

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