When in New Orleans, you have to visit at least one of the city’s famous cemeteries. The long history of the city coupled with the fact that the majority of cemeteries are full of above-ground tombs (the water table is too high to allow conventional burial) make these places fascinating both from an architectural and historical perspective.
During our latest trip back in March, the cemetery visit was to St. Louis Cemetery No. 3. Unlike some of the other cemeteries we have visited in the past, this one is still very much in operation. This image shows one line of tombs in the older section of the cemetery.
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