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Guess what? I’m speaking at TravelCon 2020 in New Orleans! Use SPEAKER50 to get $50 off. Ten days in New Orleans felt like all of about ten minutes and before you could say “Big Easy” five times fast I was packing my backpack to leave again. Now, some sisters might rest of their laurels and feel…

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Guess what? I’m speaking at TravelCon 2020 in New Orleans! Use SPEAKER50 to get $50 off. You know what seems like a fantastic idea? An exhilarating airboat tour of the Louisiana Bayou when it’s warm and sunny. You know what seems like not as fantastic of an idea? An endless airboat tour of the Louisiana Bayou…

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Guess what? I’m speaking at TravelCon 2020 in New Orleans! Use SPEAKER50 to get $50 off. Read Part I here. We woke up on Mardi Gras Saturday to bright sun and warm weather. So far, the weather had been pretty glum and so we were pretty much beside ourselves that our first full day of celebrating…

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Guess what? I’m speaking at TravelCon 2020 in New Orleans! Use SPEAKER50 to get $50 off. Back in early December 2013, I was swinging in a hammock in Puerto Maldonado, Peru when I heard an American couple discussing Mardi Gras. My sister Olivia having recently moved to New Orleans, my interest was piqued as they discussed…

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What a week! My time in New Orleans absolutely flew by — I still can’t believe I was there for a full ten days. I had just barely begun to recover from the Mardi Gras revelry when it was time to begin my California adventures. My girl Lindsay, who you might recognize as a partner-in-crime from…

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