New Orleans, Day 2

After spending most of Thursday in the French Quarter, we decided that yesterday needed to be a little slower and more laid back, so we headed uptown. (It’s not just you — I too have the song ‘Uptown girl’ stuck in my head.) This was a day of picnicking in Aubodon Park and wandering along St Charles Ave checking out the old mansions. In a what-was-I-thinking move, I didn’t get any photos of mansions, but there’s some photos here that give you some idea.

The leafy green uptown area is so very different to the Quarter, but there are things that make you realise you are in the same city after all:

Lamp post with beads.

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