The streets of the French Quarter at night

walking around in new orleans

After spending a couple of hours having dinner and shopping, we decided to head back to our hotel.  I was really worried that our pralines and cigars would have gotten wet if it had started to rain again.  Can you imagine how sad it would have been if our pralines melted??

exploring french quarter new orleans

The rain had made the streets dark and shiny, which made all of the photos I took that night even more dramatic.

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Cigar Factory New Orleans

cigar factory new orleans

While the rain was still just a sprinkle, we shuffled our way down the street to get in some more sightseeing.  After checking out a few shops, we stopped in at Cigar Factory New Orleans.

cigar factory new orleans museum

The first thing we noticed was the New Orleans Cigar Museum with lots of fun photos, illustrations, and artifacts.  Apparently some of the items date back to the 1800’s.

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