new orleans and mardi gras, 2009 March 1st 2009 another fantastic mardi gras spent with family and friends.
i have been properly chastised for not mentioning strongly enough my Figarola family down in the 'big easy'. so i mention them now and with great affection because it would not be mardi gras without them, my extended family. please see the photos of the figarola clan (who are always so generous and welcoming when i arrive and join them ... read more
North America » United States » Louisiana » New Orleans Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more