Tag Archives: Geography

Milneburg: Camps, Jazz, and a Landlocked Lighthouse

We’re keeping things lakeside for the time being here at Lagniappe and Other Essentials. Maybe it’s the winter weather up in my neck of the woods, but I’ve found myself daydreaming lately about watching a spectacular Lake Pontchartrain sunset on … Continue reading

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Old Waterways of New Orleans: The Carondelet and New Basin Canals

Walking around New Orleans gives one ample opportunity to imagine, if they wish, numerous streets, parks, and courtyards as they were a century or more ago. When I am walking along Rampart Street, however, I find it nearly impossible to … Continue reading

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