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Les Fleurs

We live in the sub-tropics and people from up north are always surprised at how green and fertile New Orleans is.  It is.  It always smells like flowers in this

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The park across the street from our inn has a stature of Clio.  She is Goddess of Peace and Genius of History.  Clio is pronounced KLEYE-oh here, not KLEE-oh.  If

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Les Pêches

The Gulf of Mexico is 100 miles away but this is a port city intimately connected to the sea and to seafood.  You haven’t tasted an oyster until you’ve had

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La France

The French refer to their flag as the Tricolour.  They don’t call it their Red, White and Blue.  To them, it’s the Blue, White and Red.  Freedom (liberté) is blue. 

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Le Pelican

Where New Orleans sits on the map was originally a swamp.  While the city has fought for 300 years for its toehold on the banks of the mighty Mississippi River,