Showing posts from August, 2011

#35 Wild Dunes, Isle of Palms, SC, - Tallahassee, FL, - Pensacola, FL, - Daphne, AL, - New Orleans, LA, - Longview, TX, - Shreveport, LA, - Atlanta, GA, - Charlotte, NC, - Wild Dunes, SC. August 2011

View from atop the Isle of Palms Connector of ICW and Atlantic Ocean

The first part of our month was life as usual for us as boat work continued.  Mid-month we took one of Enterprise's cars and put 3000 miles on it in twelve days.  The purpose of our journey was to visit my 4 sons, their children and my precious great grand son. 

We had to bide our time somewhere while we waited for the weekend when sons weren't working and grandchildren weren't in school so what better place than New Orleans to "kill time". It had been decades since we'd been there so it was time to see what we'd been missing.

       Mardi Gras beads hanging from trees along St. Charles Street

Sculpture of General Andrew Jackson with St. Louis Cathedral in background.

                          Bridge spanning the Mississippi River in New Orleans

              One of the many beautiful old buildings in the French Quarter

The streetcar lines kept us thoroughly entertained one full day.  We rode…