Wednesday, August 29, 2012

A brief study of the Crescent City: old New Orleans

NewOrleans by trudeau
NewOrleans, a photo by trudeau on Flickr.

- Miss R
- crescent bend
- up river, down river
- Gulf of Mexico
- French Quarter / Vieux Carre ("old quarter")
- Audubon Park
- Metairie
- Lower Ninth Ward
- Lake Pontchartrain
- Industrial Canal & Intracoastal Waterway
- High land, non-flooded
- Tulane, Loyola, Xavier, Dillard, UNO, SUNO.
- Birth of jazz music.
- Katrina flooding, 2005.

Please see this slide show timeline of hurricane Katrina's arrival.