One of America's most culturally rich and diverse cities, a trip to New Orleans is a must. Wander around the French Quarter, and pay a visit to the jazz clubs on Bourbon street to sample the city that is renowned for bringing jazz to life.
Lorraine Laveaux best known as the "Creole Voodoo Priestess of New Orleans", she was in fact a 19th century hairdresser & community leader in New Orleans. She tended to the sick & contributed to many charitable organizations in New Orleans.
Beautiful home in the Garden District of New Orleans - It was built in 1857 for wealthy merchant Albert Brevard who lived there only two years before shooting himself over the house's tax assessment. The house was purchased in 1989 by Anne Rice. She set her Mayfair Witches books in the house, describing the halls, gardens and pool in great detail. She published its address and never made any attempt to hide where she lived and worked.