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Laura Plantation – Portrait of a Creole family

By Alexandra Redisch in Vacherie, Louisiana At the earnest insistence of my three children, Lollie, Daisie and Charlie Jr., I write the memories of my childhood days on the old plantation in Louisiana for them. I have concluded to do so, before my memory begins to fail me, for I realise that I am the [...]

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Silent Sunday: Lighthouse at Summerside, PEI

Summerside lighthouse in Prince Edward Island, Atlantic Canada

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Silent retro Sunday: Santiago de Cuba street scene, 1996

Santiago de Cuba 1996 – street scene with vintage American cars

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Silent Sunday: Nova Catedral Metropolitana, Rio de Janeiro

Nova Catedral Metropolitana, Rio de Janeiro

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Silent Sunday: Altun Ha, ancient Mayan city in Belize

Altun Ha, ancient Mayan city in Belize

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Silent Sunday: The swamp landscape at Cape Fear, North Carolina

The swamp landscape at Cape Fear, North Carolina

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The Saint: a funky sleep in New Orleans

Is there a city in the USA more fitted to play naughty or nice than New Orleans? I don’t think so. And The Saint plays that particular game very well indeed. Located on Canal Street, The Saint is just a stone’s throw away from the delightful French Quarter, without the disadvantages (read: noise) of actually [...]

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