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Ten years in New Orleans

2002 vs. 2012

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Back in 2002, when Matt and I were falling in love in New Orleans, we took a bunch of candid snapshots.

This year, we went back to where some of those snapshots were taken (including the hostel where we originally stayed, which we were delighted to discover has been kept exactly the same:

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We're about to hit Dallas, so I have to keep this brief, but in a follow up to our previous blog entry, we did end up dropping in on Tulane and the American Routes studio, though I had no idea what I would say to anyone there really, other than I LOVE YOUR SHOW, so we just took a picture, which is probably even creepier:


We finished New Orleans with a drive to Bullets Bar to see Kermit Ruffins play. We haven't seen Treme yet (hurry up and get on Netflix, dammit!), but we discovered Kermit through, you guessed it, American Routes, and luckily enough, we were in New Orleans on a Tuesday night ...

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Posted by mormolyke 10:53 Archived in USA Tagged new_orleans american_routes tulane kermit_ruffins tenyears

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Hi Matt and Mel,
welcome at home and a lot of greetings from Germany from Martin and Carol. We meet you at bullits sports bar in New Orleans, listening Kermit Ruffins. Your Homepage is very brillant, sometimes i´m look at the page. The photos are excellent. Great Trip.I think it was the best idee you ever have to do this trip. Carol and I enjoy our trip to Louisiana too. Now, we have 12:20pm in Germany and your trip is going over, I wish you, Matt and Mel, all the best, keep well and have every time some money in the pockets, nice to meet you, Martin

by Martin Gros

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