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Vantage New Orleans
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Vantage | New Orleans

Down in the deep south of USA, there’s a city with an air of European charm to it that you wouldn’t expect to find this side of the Atlantic. From the 17th century French architectural work of St. Louis Cathedral to the iconic wrought iron balconies covered in lush greenery, New Orleans is filled with romance and joie de vivre, a reflection deeply rooted in the city’s iconic designs.
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Insight Crawfish Boils
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Insight | Crawfish Boils

Backyard boils come a dime a dozen in New Orleans. Finding one is as easy as asking a bartender where they’ll be at shifts end. Jackie, whose backyard boil we attended, and James of Clesi’s, may seem laid back when putting together these down south cookouts, but make no mistake, they aren’t messing around.
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Insight Black Feather Mardi Gras Indians
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Insight | Black Feather Mardi Gras Indians

The history of Mardi Gras Indians has been shrouded in mystery and folklore since they began taking to the streets in the mid-19th century. There is a reason for that. The rituals of these tribes aren’t for sale. In fact, very little profit comes from being a Mardi Gras Indian, but the love of New Orleans and the ancestry it affords is more than enough for the men and women keeping this tradition alive. Dressing up in full regalia to celebrate festivals like Super Sunday is a point of pride for them.
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