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Henry Cole (Travel Channel) continues, after a drive from Boston to Key West, his 2000 mile journey through Alabama, Mississipi and Louisiana to New Orleans.

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Posted by mark - August 26, 2015 at 9:42 pm

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New Orleans, Louisiana by Erik Hastings

Travel Show Live Host Erik Hastings tours New Orleans, Louisiana, one of America’s most sensual destinations, rich with history, culture, architecture, cuisine, music, and 24-hour entertainment. The French Quarter, Arts District, Garden District, Riverfront, and Downtown, are open for business and going strong with great attractions and values for visitors.

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Posted by mark - August 25, 2015 at 9:06 pm

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Voodoo Music Festival – Day 3

Voodoo Music Festival in New Orleans, Artist summary of Day 3.

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Posted by mark - August 24, 2015 at 8:49 pm

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Video 271 of a reality travel show with your host David Rush. Go to www.davidrush.net

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Posted by mark - August 20, 2015 at 7:06 pm

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New Orleans Mother’s Day Concert at Cabrini Park

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Hey Y’all!  Happy Mother’s Day!  For all you French Quarter Rats, New Orleans peeps and visitors here is something really cool to do today if you are out and about. Don’t forget Mom.  Enjoy!  See you in NOLA! 

Sharon Denise Talbot


VCPORA’s Annual Mothers’ Day Concert!
The New Leviathan Oriental Foxtrot Orchestra

SUNDAY, May 8  4 – 7 p.m.



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In what has become quite the annual tradition, VCPORA will once again host the Mothers’ Day Concert in Cabrini Park in New Orleans.  And as always, we’ll feature the
New Leviathan Oriental Foxtrot Orchestra.  Bring your chairs, picnics,
dancing shoes, and of course, Mom!

Additionally, we’ll be raffling off this gorgeous original painting by New Orleans French Quarter resident and artist Ann Strub!

This event is FREE and open to the public, so please invite your friends and neighbors, no matter where they live.  This is VCPORA’s gift to the neighborhood!

We’d like to offer special thanks to Carol Fleishchman and Wayne Wilkinson, whose volunteer efforts this year and in years past have made the event possible. 


Our very deep appreciation goes to Terminix, Terry Bruno and Vincent Palumbo in particular, for being this year’s major sponsor!


Additional thanks to the Friends of Cabrini Park, the City of New Orleans, and the Beauregard-Keyes House, along with all the volunteers who make this event possible!

Free New Orleans music


New Orleans



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Posted by mark - August 17, 2015 at 5:47 pm

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looking for a place to travel over valentines day weekend?

me and my fiance are looking for a place in the south (florida georgia tennesse alabama mississippi and louisiana) to travel to. i tried to get a cabin in gatlinburg but they were all booked because the only weekend we can travel is valentines day weekend. the only cabins not booked the prices were double because of valentines day. any ideas would be great….i dont want to stay in a hotel unless its really nice and maybe have a jacuzzi tub in the bathroom.
or hot tub whatever those things are called.

just go to vegas, it’s a blast


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Posted by mark - August 16, 2015 at 5:29 pm

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Do you agree with Sen David Vitter that it is “not rational to give up on domestic offshore drilling”?

Question by “Stonewall” Buster 2.0: Do you agree with Sen David Vitter that it is “not rational to give up on domestic offshore drilling”?

“”By the same token, after every plane crash, you and I should both oppose plane travel,” Sen. David Vitter, R-Louisiana, told CNN Chief Political Correspondent Candy Crowley on CNN’s State of the Union. “I don’t think that is rational.”

Vitter added that it was necessary to determine what went wrong in the sequence of events that led up to the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig on April 20 which caused the largest oil spill in U.S. history.

“We’ve going to need a lot of new technology and mandates and procedures,” Vitter told Crowley, “And I will be a big part of that effort.

“But to jump from there to say: No domestic offshore drilling, no domestic production of oil and gas … I think is a crazy leap quite frankly.””

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Answer by Mike S
I agree

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Posted by mark - August 10, 2015 at 3:04 pm

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Tourist Attractions in New Orleans, USA

bestflights.co.za – Visit for more information on New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. New Orleans is the 46th largest city in the United States and the largest city in the state of Louisiana. The city is well known for its French Creole Architecture as the city is named after Philippe d’ Orléans, Duke of Orléans, Regent of France. Here you will find fine cuisine, music (the birthplace for Jazz music), festivals and celebrations and the famous New Orleans Mardi Gras that is held annually in this most unique city. What to see * Audubon Aquarium of the Americas — an experience of a lifetime featuring Caribbean Reef, Amazon Rainforest and the Mississippi River * Audubon Insectarium — delight yourself with up close and personal insect encounters and shrunk to insect size * Audubon Zoo — one of the United States’ top-ranged zoos * Louisiana Children’s Museum — a fun museum to explore, experience and learn * Musée Conti Wax Museum — A fun, historical, educational and entertaining museum * National World War II Museum — Exhibitions of the Invasion of Normandy, Home Front and D-Day Invasions in the Pacific *Ogden Museum of Southern Art — mixed artwork by Southern artists *Plantation Homes — a variety of historic and beautiful plantation homes What to do * Bayou Boogaloo — a music, arts and crafts and food festival to raise funds for charities * French Quarter Festival — 250 hours of entertainment with more than 150 musical performances * Mardi Gras — One of the world’s biggest
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Photo slideshow of beautiful flowers, scenery, ocean life, nature. Music “Where Our God is Pleased to Dwell” by Bryan Field McFarland. Photos taken in Fiji, Ireland, Roatan, Honduras, Nebraska, and Louisiana.
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Posted by Kayra - August 1, 2015 at 8:15 am

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Denham Springs Pilot Travel Center

Just insane. I provide the play by play…

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Posted by mark - July 15, 2015 at 12:16 am

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How long would it take a freighter or cargo ship to travel from New Orleans, Louisiana to Venice, Italy?

I am a fiction writer and my ususal research sources have failed me on this occasion. I’m just looking for a ballpark estimate from New Orleans to Venice with maybe one refueling stop if necessary.

It depends entirely on how fast the ship can travel. A ship that travels at 20 knots covers about 500 miles per day, and would make it from New Orleans to Venice in about 14 days. A ship moving at 10 knots would take twice the time. And so on.

Note that a realistic "refueling stop" would be the port of Algeciras, in southern Spain. That would be about 9 days out from New Orleans at 20 knots. When passenger liners traveled between the Med and NY they would stop at Algeciras before starting the trans-Atlantic "speed run".

Remember that it takes a ship 8 to 12 hours to travel from New Orleans to the mouth of the Mississippi. A "pilot" is required for that trip: http://www.crescentpilots.com/

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Posted by mark - June 26, 2015 at 5:09 pm

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