Monday, October 3, 2011

NOLA Day eight

Saturday morning we stopped at Cafe Du Monde for beignets again and then walked through the French Quarter one last time to go to the cemetery. If I didn't have my kids with me I would have done the cemetery tour at midnight, but the daytime was interesting too. I took tons of pictures because this place looks so unreal, it's like the stuff you see in movies.

A lot of these are so old they are crumbling and falling to pieces.

This one was just the headstone and a pile of rubble

These two were here before the city was established. There are actually three, the other is around the corner. Nobody knows who is buried here or how old they are. They planted a palm tree to mark where these are. You can see the shadow of the palm tree in the picture.

The small one in the middle is the third unknown grave.

The Voodoo Queen! People leave all kinds of things here for her for good luck. It has to be something you carry with you. We all left her a penny!

The Voodoo Queen's sister's tomb.

This one is just kind of odd and random

I thought this was nice.

After the cemetery and a walk through the French Market, Peter found a postcard for the world's longest bridge. It goes across Lake Pontchartrain and is 23.8 miles long so we decided to drive across it. The boys thought it was pretty fun.

All my stuff in the car!

After we crossed the bridge and crossed it again to go back. we headed back to the camper to do laundry and organize all our stuff. We are waking up at 5:00 AM! The boys watched the new Phineas and Ferb 2D movie and then we went to bed!

Hanging out with papa!

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