The first night we were there we went to an amazing local joint, the Rum House (which I keep trying to call Red Rum...). Even though it was like eight the streets were packed with happy pre-st. Patrick's day drunks and we had to wait almost an hour to get seated.
Suffice to say the food was worth the wait.
|My lovely photogenic roommate!|
There was this gorgeous peacock just strutting around on the sidewalk. He was beautiful and he knew it.
The were plenty of adorable monkeys.
There was a cool aviary where the birds darted above our heads. This was the only shot I got of this brilliantly blue bird-- too bad he's looking the other way.
There was a reptile house; even in the dark building I was able to get some decent pictures of this cutie.
After the zoo we hiked to a cool diner where we waited around an hour to get in and get some awesome omelets.
On Monday we spent the morning walking around the French market.
|Pretty cathedral windows|
The next morning we said goodbye to our New Orleans friend and headed home. Thirteen hours and one movie (Argo!) later we finally reached Arkansas, trading into 70 degree weather for the chance of snow.
Snow. In Spring Break. We'll see what actually happens.
Until then, thanks for reading! :)