Globe Trekker New OrleansDVD - 2004
Situated in the state of Louisiana on the banks of the Mississippi, New Orleans was founded by the French in 1718, populated with Africans, given to the Spanish and sold to the Americans. This colourful history has given birth to beautiful, multicultural city. Follow traveller Justine Shapiro through the French Quarter, Warehouse District and Garden District to discover the history, drama and legend that is 'The Big Easy' Along the way... Explore the old French Quarter and the cities colonial past, Visit authentic plantations, Attend a voodoo funeral and visit the famous New Oreland cemeteries, Fly over the Bayou to the swamp of Jean Lafitte National Historical Park, Join a float for the famous Mardi Gras street festival.