Exciting Vacations In New Orleans

August 28, 2011 · Posted in North America, Travel · Comment 

New Orleans is one of the largest and the most fascinating cities of Louisiana. The city of New Orleans is situated at the southeast end of the state of Louisiana. The city is blessed with great natural scenic beauty as it is situated right in the middle of Mississippi River and Lake Ponchartrain.

New Orleans is one of the few cities in the world that had been under the control of three nations. This city belonged to Spain, France and United States. It was founded by French in the year 1718 and named after the Duke of Orleans. Later on in the year 1762, the city was surrendered to Spain. But in the year 1800, it was again returned back to France. Read more