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BC: DEPARTED | New Orleans | 2 FEB 2012 | "This presentation contains copyrighted material used under the educational fair use exemption to U.S. Copyright law" (Simpson, 70)

FC: Trip to New Orleans By Ian Moffett | http://www.48hourfilm.com

1: New Orleans | New Orleans | ARRIVED 21 DEC 2011 | This is the city of New Orleans. A city rich with culture influence by many groups of people. The city is know for a lot of tings like Mardi Gras, jazz, beignets, and much more. the history of the city is just as entertain, with its stuggle's and pull through's somethings are to easy in the big easy. | http://students.cis.uab.edu | Summary

2: New Orleans was founded on 1699 by Pierre Le Moyne, Sieur d'Iberville and Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne and Sieur de Bienville who were French explorers on the mouth of the Mississippi. It was named after the Duc d’Orleans. Most people were fur trapers or plantation owners. The people were French, Native American, African, and Caribbean. However the land it self was swampy had terrible heat and very humid. Mosquitoes gave yellow fever which killed many people. In 1803 the city was sold to America by the French as part of the Louisiana Territory for 16 million dollars. | http://www.bywaterbnb.com | History

3: The National World War II Museum Southern Food and Beverage Museum Tulane Museum of Natural History Audubon Aquarium of the Americas Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium The Audubon Zoo French Quarter Reverand Zombie's House of Voodoo | Places of Interest | http://members.virtualtourist.com

4: Hermann Grima House Academy of the Sacred Heart Chapel Bocage Plantation The Cabildo The Edgar Degas House Gallier House Historic New Orleans Collection Houmas House Plantation and Gardens Fort Pike | http://www.nola.com/ | Historical Sites

5: http://www.frenchquartercondotrends.com | City Park Jackson Square Fishing and Boating Biking Spa Movie Bowling Horseback Riding Golfing Tennis Courts Jogging and Walking | Recreation

6: Theater Opera Orchestras Ballet and Dance Museums Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans Museum of Art Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World | http://decktheholidays.blogspot.com | Culture

7: Map | http://www.tripinfo.com | The New Orleans French Quarter is one of the most Famous place in New Orleans. It is a flat piece of land near the Mississippi River. Near swamp land and the Lakes Pontchartrain and Borgne. New Orleans is a coastal city next to the Gulf of Mexico.

8: Climate | The best time to go is late January to early February to see Mardi Gras. It is very crowed that time a year but is the best time to go. You need a light coat, long sleeve shirt, and jeans. In late January it is low 40 to low 60 with 5.58 in. of rain. In early February it is high 40 to high 60 with 5.7 in. of rain.

9: http://themerlinmenu.blogspot.com | Cultural Awareness | The people of New Orleans speak mostly English. They use the America dollar for currency. New Orleans are famous for there sea food and beignets. They were modern U.S. clothes but on Mardi Gras they dress up in colorful costumes.

10: http://www.etsy.com | 1.New Orleans is where opera was first performed in the U.S., back in 1796. 2.The first Mardi Gras parade took place on Shrove Tuesday 1838 in New Orleans. 3.New Orleans is the largest port on the Gulf of Mexico, the second largest in the U.S. and the third largest in the world in volume of cargo handled. 4.The Superdome is the largest enclosed stadium/arena in the world. 5.The first U.S. theater was established in New Orleans. 6.Antoine’s, established in 1840, is the oldest continuously operating restaurant in Louisiana. 7.The name “Uncle Sam” was coined on the wharfs of New Orleans before Louisiana was a U.S. territory — goods labeled “U.S.” were said to be from “Uncle Sam.” 8.Poker was invented in New Orleans in the 1700s. 9.When individual states had their own currency, the Louisiana dix (French for 10) was a favored currency for trade. In English they became known as “dixies” and the term “Dixieland” was coined. 10.New Orleans is the birthplace of jazz, which still reigns supreme in the city today. Later, jazz spawned both the blues and rock and roll. | 3 OCT 2011 | Fun Facts

11: http://www.prweb.com | Journal Entry | It is my first day in New Orleans and I am so exited it is amazing. There is so much to see and do. We are staying at a hotel in the French Quarter and the room is beautiful. I can't wait for all the stuff we are going to do. First we are going around town to go sightseeing. We are really here for Mardi Gras but that is in a few days. After we go sightseeing we are going to have lunch at some restaurant. Than we are going to some museums and after that we are going to take a tour of the city. Well i have to go now we are starting to leave bye. | 1

12: http://photos.igougo.com | Journal Entry | 2 | Yesterday was so cool. The city was so beautiful and the food at the restaurant was amazing. There were so many great museum like The National World War II Museum, The Southern Food and Beverage Museum, and The Tulane Museum of Natural History. The tour of the city was fun as well. We got to see the city and learns so neat facts. Today we are going to see the bayou and take the tour. Well I must get going the bayou isn't going to wait forever bye.

13: The bayou was so cool we saw so many cool things. The animals were so a amazing. There were fish, frogs, fire flies, and even a alligator. It almost bitted by head off. But I am safe now the guild knew how to handle the gators. We are getting ready for Mardi Gras. It is going to be so cool. We can see it from are window. Well I got to got it's starting bye. | Journal Entry | 3 | http://www.zimbio.com/

14: http://madeinneworleans.org/ | Journal Entry | 4 | Mardi Gras was so cool it was so colorful. There was so many parade floats and people. We even got to eat the cake with the baby in it and guess what i got the baby! Well we are leaving today and going home. I'm going to miss New Orleans but it will be nice to go home. So this is my last journal entry and well bye.

15: http://www.ams-net.org | Compare & Contrast | Both New Orleans and Kansas City are major city's in there area. However Kansas City is a landlocked while New Orleans is next to the gulf. New Orleans is next to the Mississippi River as is Kansas City. New Orleans is know for there seafood unlike Kansas City who is know for there barbecue.

16: Cause & Effect | http://www.mvn.usace.army.mi | This journey had such an impact on my life. The city's rich cultural and history drew me in. The nature there was calm and soothing but at the same time fun and energetic. But the most fun was the time with my family. The effect this journey had on my life was something you can't redo.

17: Conclusion | Well this wraps up my New Orleans travelogue. I hope you had a good time in here and had a great eat as Morton J. Horwitz said '' In New Orleans gluttony is a way of life". Well I hope you had a great time and bye. | www.nola.com

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