1. The FOOD...wow, we did not have a bad meal the whole time and I tried some new foods too! That's HUGE for me because I am a tad bit picky (ok, hold the tad). I tried alligator, boudin, and authentic red beans & rice! YUM!!!
2. The French Quarter........I love all things from France (the architecture, food, language, art) and this part of New Orleans reminded me so much of Paris! It was awesome! The French Market was kind of an open-air flea market filled with little cafes, fruit stands, and treasures.
3. The breathtaking Southern elements.........My favorite tree is the Live Oak and I have always been fascinated by plantations! My son's middle name is Rhett for goodness sake! So, one afternoon, we travelled to Oak Alley Plantation which was gorgeous!
4. The gators.......not necessarily my favorite part, but it was Noah's and I loved seeing him so excited! He and his Daddy went on a Cajun Swamp Tour where he got to feed alligators from a boat! Who knew gators love a snack of hot dogs and marshmallows?
That's just a snapshot into our week in NOLA, I hope you enjoyed!