New Orleans On The Great Destinations Radio Show

Jul 06, 2017, 03:31 PM

Keri Jones visits New Orleans, Louisiana. It’s a distinct and different destination filled with grand historic southern –style mansions, leafy boulevards and it also has some narrow streets which are still lit by gaslight. This flickering lighting and the tradition of voodoo adds to the city’s sense of mystique. New Orleans was Louis Armstrong’s hometown and is known worldwide as the birthplace of Jazz, too. Music plays on nearly every street corner in the historic French Quarter of the city centre. Keri meets one of the city’s most popular singers and asks for her recommendations for a tour of musical venues. New Orleans’ strong French and Haitian connections have influenced both its culture and the city’s cuisine. Keri samples true Cajun cooking from one of the city’s most respected che