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    Travel,  USA

    9 Places to Experience New Orleans Culture

    I’ve waited my whole life to explore the landscape of New Orleans culture, and over the past couple of years, I’ve been consumed with a desire to experience the south. Southern food, language, history, belief systems, all of it. Louisiana is about as south as you can get, and New Orleans was the perfect place to whet my cultural appetite. Affectionately coined ‘The Big Easy’, and renown for everything from the birth of Jazz, deep fried crawfish, Mardi Gras, and more recently, the horrors of Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans proved to be the ultimate expression of healing old wounds, celebration, cultural survival and a synthesis of modernity and antiquity. I spent 5 days exploring this incredible…