Nottoway Plantation

The South has a number of plantations along the Mississippi River, from the famous Oak Alley plantation, to the Laura plantation some miles from New Orleans. The family at Nottoway Plantation built a grand house with some very modern touches including a bowling alley for the children, flushing toilets (!!) and servant call-bells (like those […]

French Quarter Festival, New Orleans – 2013

FQF2013 As the New Orleans Jazz Festival kicks off today, I remembered that I had some pictures from the French Quarter Festival from a few weeks ago. It is one of the free music festivals in the beautiful city of New Orleans, with multiple stages and impromptu street concerts from local artists… You can click […]