Posts Tagged ‘New Orleans’

My New Orleans: Mardi Gras 2011

Mardi Gras 2011

David Spielman: Guest blogger. Assignment: 5 – Mardi Gras. Location: New Orleans. Equipment: D-Lux 5. Mardi Gras, is almost impossible to fully describe in words and pictures. The event coincides with the debutant season that officially begins on Twelfth Night/the Epiphany/January 6 and runs until Fat Tuesday, the day before Ash Wednesday, which is, of course, [...]

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New Orleans: A City of Contrasts and Contradictions

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David Spielman: Guest blogger. Assignment: 4–New Year Challenge. Location: New Orleans. Equipment: D-Lux 5 Here we are moving at break-neck speed into 2011, my head still spins on how fast we motored through 2010. So how do we slow down Father Time?  Sorry to report we can’t. So how do we get more and better [...]

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My New Orleans- Café Du Monde

Cafe Du Monde by David G. SPIELMAN

David G. Spielman: Guest blogger. Assignment: 2 – Café Du Monde. Location: New Orleans. Equipment: D-Lux 4. Long, long before Starbucks, computers, the Internet, and chat rooms, Café Du Monde was in full swing. A year after the start of the Civil War the original Café Du Monde Coffee Stand was established in the New [...]

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My New Orleans- St. Charles Avenue Streetcars

My New Orleans by David G. SPIELMAN

David Spielman: Guest blogger. Assignment: 1 – Streetcars. Location: New Orleans. Equipment: D-Lux 4. What is it that makes New Orleans magical? We all know the main draws: food, music, architecture and of course the people. But as you start to explore you will break the surface and then the city will really start to [...]

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