Saturday, January 16, 2010

New Orleans Souvenirs: Day 5

Today was all about alligators (well, mostly): we saw them, held them, and ate them. I got reprimanded for squeezing this little guy's neck even though the tour guide (behind me) said to hold on tight:
This is a nutria. They have beady yellow eyes and a tail like a rat and, according to our tour guide, taste great when served with the holy trinity (onions, celery, bell peppers) and a bottle of fine wine:
It lives in the bayou:
Another alligator, this time with chili garlic aioli at Cochon. It does taste like chicken--really, really rubbery chicken:This is Lafayette Cemetery No. 1. According to the guide book scenes from Interview with the Vampire and Easy Rider were shot here:This is Frenchmen Street:If you love listening to music, drinking, and dancing in the street, don't miss it!Especially The Spotted Cat:
Thanks for the memories, New Orleans! We'll be back soon!

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