Trip to NOLA – Exploring Armstrong Park and French Quarter

We were supposed to visit a plantation but no one else was keen on the idea, mostly due to the cost, so we continued exploring the French Quarter, area starting with Louis Armstrong Park. Louis Armstrong Park is a lovely greenspace with a nice water feature that I suspect does something fountain’ish although it wasn’t … More Trip to NOLA – Exploring Armstrong Park and French Quarter

Trip to NOLA – Exploring Jackson Square Area and Voodoo Museum

Jackson Square is centrally located in the French Quarter, typically of most European cities, and acted as the main gathering place for the residents for just about every civic activity, including executions. Today, it’s quite lovely. On either side there are row houses with storefronts and heading the park is the Saint Louis Cathedral. Although … More Trip to NOLA – Exploring Jackson Square Area and Voodoo Museum

Trip to NOLA – The Dauphine Orleans and May Bailey’s

We stayed at the Dauphine Orleans hotel which has been an inn since the 1830’s. Incidentally, it was established by a gentleman named Samuel Hermann, no relation, just coincidence. The Dauphine is centrally located and has everything you’d want in a French Quarter hotel without being too fancy and therefore too expensive. Balcony? Blocks from … More Trip to NOLA – The Dauphine Orleans and May Bailey’s