One of the places we visited in New Orleans was the Lafayette Cemetery #1 (yes apparently there is a #2). There are actually a lot of cemeteries in New Orleans, and many companies offer tours of these Cities of the Dead. I read that there also was a free tour of Lafayette Cemetery but advance registration is required. I forgot to preregister for the free tour, so we did a DIY.
Cemeteries usually give us the creeps. This one did not. It is located in the Garden District across from a very historic and posh-looking restaurant Commander's Palace Restaurant on Washington Avenue.
The only cemetery in NOLA dedicated to a person.
Barrel vaulted tomb.
Another barrel vaulted tomb.
Hubby enjoying a walk under the sun.
Wall vaults line the Washington Avenue side of the cemetery. There was an on-going tour.
She found something interesting to photograph.
I was interested in her red jeans.
As we exited the cemetery, I looked out and admired the trees that line the streets, its autumn leaves gleaming in the blue autumn sky.
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