Apr 4, 2013

A Slice Of New Orleans : Part Two!





It's crazy that New Orleans literally happened over a week ago, I am still trying to recover from sleeping in and partying too hard, but it was all worth it. Here are some more pictures from our trip, I had over 200, so I had to limit them down, even though that was really hard considering how many cool pictures I took at the Audubon Butterfly Garden & Insectarium. As you can see above, the bugs were in full heat during our visit, every bug in every tank was getting it on...I'm not kidding.

In all seriousness though, visiting the Insectarium was one of my favorite parts of the whole trip. The butterfly garden was this big room where all the butterflies got to roam free, and birds too! It was so magical, I literally felt like I was in the scene of a movie, just watching them all fly around us and land wherever.  There were hundreds all over the walls, leaves and trees..It was absolutely beautiful. Besides the insectarium I think I had fun just doing nothing in New Orleans. It's easy to walk down the street and feel intrigued by everything going on around you. There was always live music, street entertainers, art being sold, and even different types of dance / visual theater going on. It's a place immersed in culture and there is so much to learn and see that I don't think a few days are enough. Bill and I both said if we ever go back we want to do more historical things, and possibly see some plantations, take a cemetery tour and take a ride through the swamp. Until next time New Orleans! You were a blast.




15 comments:

  1. Looks like a lot of fun! It is SO hard narrowing down pictures from a trip, isn't it? I feel like I want to share every one because I have the memories attached to them but they probably aren't interesting to everyone :) Love your butterfly pictures! New Orleans seems like a city you could just wander around and get accustomed to the slow pace. Looks like a great time!

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  2. incredible photos! It looks like a nice place to visit and photograph! :D

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  3. What fun, colourful photos! The insectarium looks super neat and I love those voodoo dolls! xo

    -Jen

    www.vibrantbeautyblog.com

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  4. I must start off by saying BUGS BAD!
    You look cute.
    I have yet to go to New Orleans.. I have been wanting to for so long..

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  5. these photos are amazing!! :D thank you for sharing them!

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  6. Hi! thanks for stopping by my blog. Your trip sounded fun! Love the pics... except the bugs.. haha the sight of bugs make me itchy. Thanks for sharing regardless!!

    Christy
    Sunnywithasideof...

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  7. EEEEEEEEE!!! These really full my LA love fire. I really wanna visit a voodoo shop :) and that Insectarium sounds AMAZING! Haha at them all gettin' busy.

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  8. Such pretty photos - what camera/lens do you use?
    Have a great weekend! xo

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  9. I've never been to an insectarium! It looks so fun though. I'll have to see if they have one in my area!

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  10. gorgeous photos, twin! can i go on vacay with you next time? looks like a heck of a good time - plus we can eat candy corn and watch twilight together. ;)

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  11. Wowww! I really want to go to New Orleans, ever since I saw this zydeco band which are oddly enough from Switzerland... They're called Mama Rosin, you should check them out!

    xxx

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  12. Pretty photos! and I like your makeup :) Seriously though butterfly gardens are amazing!

    http://findingmyinspiration.blogspot.com/

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  13. I'm dying to see New Orleans! Every year I say I'm going to make it out there and it still hasn't happened- I better get out there before another hurricane comes and blows it all away again, merp :/

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