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For Beignets, Bourbon Street, and the Bayou - French Quarter

As I alluded to in the previous post, I spend most of my time in New Orleans in the French Quarter. For me it is a special and sacred space.  While in the French Quarter there so many things I look forward to doing but this list are both mandatory as well as pleasurable. Bourbon Street Bourbon Street is mostly known as the place you go to party especially during Mardi Gras. I have never visited New Orleans during that time of year because I think it is too experience and way too crowded. The small, often cobblestone streets of the French Quarter are better when you have space to walk around and enjoy the sights. It is New Orleans’ answer to Austin’s Dirty 6th Street ( ).  Bad reputation aside, Bourbon Street isn't just one long block of drinking, although it can be if thats what you are looking for. Sure there are some strip clubs and less classy est