Tag Archives: Louisiana

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

Ghostly Tour Guide to New Orleans

Ghost Carriage Tour, New Orleans, Louisiana
Carriage ride through the French Quarter heading to Pat O’Briens where the author meet a gentleman ghost while discussing the Saints game. Photo by Kala Ambrose

Destination: New Orleans

Book: Spirits of New Orleans: Voodoo Curses, Vampire Legends, and Cities of the Dead (New August, 2012) by Kala Ambrose


Read this guide book to New Orleans, when you’re in a Halloween mood. ¬†Spirits of New Orleans, your guide to all things spooky and unworldly is Kala Ambrose, a psychic and medium. Since Ambrose introduces you to some, shall we say, former residents of New Orleans–now in spectral form– some readers may have to call upon suspension of disbelief. Continue reading Ghostly Tour Guide to New Orleans