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Passports With Purpose Final Results

MORE WINNERS! Certainly everyone who contributed to Passports With Purpose is a Winner. The results are in, the winners have been contacted. I’m eager to share the names of the two lucky people who won

Front entrance of Hotel Monteleone
Photo courtesy of the hotel.

A) a Trip to New Orleans courtesy of the Monteleone Hotel:

Winner: Andrew J. Pfeifer.

Andrew recently returned from a stint in Mexico with the Peace Corps. So this win seems like a true example of Karma, doesn’t it? He says he’s been to New Orleans before, but is eager to return. Have a great time, Andrew!!

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B) a Library worth $300 of International books from Interlink Books.

Winner: Liz Lavery

What a treat she has in store with her shopping spree at Interlink Books

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Travel Photos–Hotel Monteleone

In a departure from regular Travel Photo Thursday, not all of these photos are mine. I am mixing my own photos of New Orleans with some photos of my favorite hotel, supplied by Hotel Monteleone.

Front entrance of Hotel Monteleone
This photo is used courtesy of Hotel Monteleone

As I mentioned on Wednesday, the Hotel Monteleone has graciously offered a New Orleans getaway as a prize in the Passports With Purpose fund raiser this year. This is there FOURTH year of support for Passports With Purpose. My terrific friends at Monteleone even sweetened the pot by including breakfast and dinner at their new restaurant, Cirillo. Continue reading Travel Photos–Hotel Monteleone

Travel Photo Thursday: Cupcakes

Time is running out for Passports With Purpose.

My favorite New Orleans hotel stepped up for the third year in a row and offered a 3-night stay in the family-owned, French Quarter Hotel Monteleone for Passports With Purpose. Now, if you hang around Passports With Purpose very much, you know that cupcakes are a recurring theme. The four Seattle travel bloggers who thought up the innovative fund raiser (this year raising money to build two libraries in Zambia) purportedly do all their planning over cupcakes. How appropriate then, that my photos from my last stay at Hotel Monteleone (in 2009) coincided with a celebration that involved cupcakes.

Which cupcake do you want?
Which cupcake do you want?

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