OUR TRIP TO NEW ORLEANS
SEPTEMBER 2002


Jazz Brunch at the Court of Two Sisters.
The famous Southern Crawfish.  First you suck out the head meat and then you peel the tail and eat it.
Carriage tour of the Vieux Carré, courtesy of Jean Pierre Le Blanc, the mule.
Central Grocery is famous as the best mufaletta sandwiches in New Orleans.
We toured the Honey Swamp in a piroque.
Dat l'il gator came out to eat marshmallows!
Of course Renée had to visit the French Market.
To Thank Marie Leveau for her voodoo help, you put three pennies at her tomb.  Midge, our guide from Haunted History, said she had helped him several times.
You can't leave New Orleans without having a Hurricane at Pat O'Brien's.
The steamboat Natchez took us to the site of the Battle of New Orleans.
Beignets at the Cafe Du Monde are another New Orleans tradition!
Mardi Gras World is where the floats are built.  This is the beginning of the largest float ever made.
Many of the floats have statues of the famous ...
and the fantastic!
Chef Richard Bonds' Mardi Gras School of Cooking attracted Renée.
The ladies in the class were deadly serious!
Crawfish Etouffé is a famous New Orleans dish.  Renée cooked ...
But I helped with the eating!!

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