New Orleans - Understand New Orleans & Survival Guide (PDF Chapter)

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This chapter contains the New Orleans Today, History, People of New Orleans, Architecture, Music , Environment, Transportation, Directory A–Z and Glossary chapters from Lonely Planet’s New Orleans guidebook.

All the info you need on everything from architecture and music, to flights, public transport, climate, money, the internet... you name it. Get tips for women travelers, gay and lesbian travelers, travelers with disabilities, and travelers with kids. And get the most out of your conversations with a handy language glossary.

  • a rundown on the history of New Orleans, from its native inhabitants to 20th Century preservation and tourism
  • info on the architecture of New Orleans and what influences shaped the cityscape
  • full coverage of the famous and eclectic New Orleans music scene
  • details on the environment and Louisiana’s vanishing coast

Coverage includes: New Orleans Today, History, People of New Orleans, Architecture, Music, Environment, Transportation, Directory A–Z and Glossary.

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  • Information-rich to ensure you get the most from your time away
  • Organised by neighbourhood with detailed listings on everything
  • from top sights and activities to shopping, nightlife and accommodation
  • Includes an A-Z Survival Guide and extensive pre-planning sections
  • Full colour, pull-out detailed city map plus colour maps throughout

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