Louisiana - Big Easy and beyond

Driving around New Orleans, Oak Alley, Mississippi and into the bayous.

  • Cry me a river

    New Orleans is situated in the Mississippi river delta region. The Natchez is one of the authentic steamboats cruising the wide river.

    The Mississippi, New Orleans

  • Roof of the world

    This was the home of Louis in the movie Interview With The Vampire, and the house was also used for the opening scene of Gone With The Wind.

    Oak Alley

  • Moon over Bourbon Street

    This is Bourbon Street, the heart of the French Quarter. It is deserted and empty at daylight, but after the sunset the street gets very crowded by all sorts of weird creatures.

    Bourbon Street, New Orleans

  • In the swamps

    The word bayou originates from bayuk, meaning "small stream". I wouldn't call this one small though.

    In the bayous of Lousiana

  • The sins of our fathers

    Once a site for public execution of slaves, the square was later renamed to Jackson Square and in 1856 a statue of general Andrew Jackson was placed in the center.

    Jackson Square, New Orleans

  • Shopping for your gumbo

    The French Market is America's oldest city market, existing on the same spot since 1791.

    French Market, New Orleans

  • City in green

    The French Quarter has a lot of beautiful balconies.

    Royal Street, New Orleans