Travel to New Orleans

In the US state of Louisiana we find New Orleans , a city that is undergoing reconstruction after Hurricane Katrina devastated it in 2005. It is the largest city in the state and currently has about 200,000 inhabitants, much less than before Because of the hurricane, many went to live elsewhere.

There you will meet many Spanish and other very interesting cultures such as African or French. It is one of the most interesting cities, especially if you like music since there are festivals as important as Mardi Gras , Jazz Fest or the Sugar Bowl. 2 of its 16 districts have been declared of National Interest, the Garden District and the French Quarter. Take note of the most interesting information to travel to New Orleans :

Climate : The average temperature per year is 10ºC, although it is much colder in January and in summer it can reach 26. It usually rains a lot although, curiously, when it rains the most is in summer.

Gastronomy : Its most typical dishes are Po’boy, gulf oysters, gumbo, jambalaya and various Creole products. There it is tradition that on Mondays rice with red beans is eaten, either alone or with another dish.

Routes : There are many routes you can do to discover the different districts, and one of the most successful is the one that takes you through the old houses typical of the time when almost everyone worked on plantations, many of which still They are active and you can visit them.

Places of interest : There are many, but I would highlight many of its mansions as they have spectacular architecture, such as Madame John Legacy’s or Beauregard Keyes House. Strolling through its streets and discovering how the city is rebuilt is what all visitors like the most.

Cemeteries : Although it may seem incredible, its cemeteries are one of the most visited places. It is a city closely linked to voodoo so you cannot bury underground there because of the water level so they are placed in stone tombs. The most visited cemeteries are Lafayette Cemetery and Metairie Cemetery.