Lovely New Orleans ðŸŽ¶

Our big high school band trip was to the Birthplace of Jazz, and this may be my favorite city of all. It’s so full of life and things to discover. We saw so much in a few days, and I look forward to going back someday!

At the Riverwalk Marketplace, we shopped, had a few meals, and performed for the public. This is where I tried alligator (it’s like a mix of chicken and pork) and fell in love with it! I also had crab fingers, popcorn shrimp, hush puppies, artichoke/spinach/shrimp dip, jambalaya, and cat fish fingers.

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Makwa Lake Magic

We had a great campsite, but there was a family of crows living up a tree – they were really noisy but also entertained us when they were falling around learning to fly. We went to Steele Narrows one day to learn a little bit and see how pretty it is there. There was lots of wildlife and the lake is great for fishing and water sports.