On top of all the fun memories we got to make simply being on the road — if only we had a wandering Flytographer to join us for that — New Orleans is just such a fun city that is an experience in and of itself. But of all the places one can really feel New Orleans, you only need to look for it in the jazz music that permeates and flows throughout all the streets and alleyways of the French Quarter.
Come On (Earl King song)
The laissez-faire lifestyle of letting things flow and just embracing all the goodness in life, that essence of New Orleans, was shown to us late one night in a charmingly rundown hole in the wall where the Preservation Hall Jazz Band plays nightly. Despite being tired from driving in that day, the jazz band put out so much cheerful energy into that tiny space and had us moving, clapping, and snapping along the whole time — laissez les bons temps rouler let the good times roll!
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Garrett and I only had a short 48 hours or so to spend in and experience New Orleans, but we definitely made every minute count. Our drinks were endless and our nights were long. On the morning of our shoot, Garrett and I were probably running on less than four hours of sleep on a night we could barely remember. We know Randy did a great job though, because he made all of our leaning that morning look intentional, and you can barely tell how much we wished we had our sunglasses that morning.
New Orleans is a city of neighborhoods each with their own character. The soul of it lives in all the little places in between, so get lost in the French Quarter; wander down Frenchmen Street; stroll along the Garden District! Down in NOLA, plans are not meant to be followed and give way to wandering and adventure.
Follow the sound of jazz music to that hole in the wall.
Get that three-foot-long hurricane drink. Eat that extra beignet. What can you say???????
A block from Canal Street where we crossed into the French Quarter, the location was perfect! The hotel does not have a restaurant but who cares? New Orleans means gourmet food, people! Oceana Grill.
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Our first meal was at Oceana Grill Conti Street , sitting amongst the world-famous music venues and nightlife of the French Quarter! We were seated in the interior courtyard and WOW!
Let the Good Times Roll
The seafood, Cajun and Creole food was incredible, the atmosphere romantic and quaint and the dessert-well, just look! The Shrimp Creole was out of this world and the service was superior! Vegetarian dishes are available too.
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Go around 7 p. Oceana oceanagrill. Oceana serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Breakfast: 8 a.
Mardi Gras: let the good times roll!
We strolled Bourbon Street and Stu took photography to a fun level by photographing all the neon signs at night. Street vendors, hawkers and trick dogs abound as the music wafts into the streets making the crowds joyous! We stayed late just walking and watching. People watching is an Olympic sport on Bourbon Street! Next morning found us on the Riverwalk, watching the River Boats, barges and early morning people working along the Big Muddy! We sat on a bench as the Mississippi rolled by.
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The bridge across the Mississippi is almost a work of art. Always look behind you for views as my pal, Stu, always says. Trolleys and Neighborhoods. Century-old trees and ponds make the park a respite from nighttime revelry.