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The ‘Crescent City’ of USA – New Orleans

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New Orleans is the most unique city of America. It is a metropolitan city in Louisiana and the metropolitan area includes New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city got this name because of the Duke of Orleans who ruled from 1715 to 1723 as Regent for Louis XV and was founded in 1718. Once you are in New Orleans, who ... Read More »

Mardi Gras : The Cultural Phenomenon RTR

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One of the most notably celebrated carnivals of today, the festivities of Mardi Gras indeed form a cultural phenomenon. The celebrations date back thousands of years to Pagan Spring and Fertility rites and have assumed their modern day form through evolution and religious adaption over time. Countries with large Roman Catholic populations celebrate Mardi Gras with much pomp and gusto ... Read More »