I’ve traveled to New Orleans a few times and the city really has a down-to-earth feel to it. It must be the music everywhere and people taking things in stride. Jazz music was born in New Orleans - used as the background music in the brothels. Jazz is the one true American art form and it's great to hear it constantly as you walk around town. The French and Spanish style architecture is great - combining with the food and music - it makes for a spicy multi-cultural experience.

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