Situated in the state of Louisiana on the banks of the Mississippi, New Orleans was founded by the French in 1718, populated with Africans, given to the Spanish and sold to the Americans. This colourful history has given birth to beautiful, multicultural city. Follow traveller Justine Shapiro through the French Quarter, Warehouse District and Garden District to discover the history, drama and legend that is 'The Big Easy' Along the way... Explore the old French Quarter and the cities colonial past, Visit authentic plantations, Attend a voodoo funeral and visit the famous New Oreland cemeteries, Fly over the Bayou to the swamp of Jean Lafitte National Historical Park, Join a float for the famous Mardi Gras street festival.
ContentsSpecial features: Internet info
Round the world
New Orleans (La.)
-- Description and travel.
|Publisher|| [Place of publication not identified] :Escapi,2004
|Other Titles|| Globe trekker (Television program)
City guide, travel guide New Orleans
City guide New Orleans
Knight, Tim (Cameraman), director of photography.
Pilot Film and Television Productions.
Discovery International (Firm)
Travel Channel (Firm)
Escapi New Media Studios.
Traveller, Justine Shapiro.
Camera, Tim Knight ; offline editor, Matt Briggs ; online editor, Graham Portbury ; music, Michael Conn, Ian Ritchie.
At head of title on container: City guide.
"The French Quarter, Bourbon Street, Congo Square, St Charles Street, Mardi Gras, Garden District, Mississippi River, St Louis Cemetery"--Container.
"Travel guide DVD"--Container.
"Travel and experience the world"--Container.
Originally produced as an episode of the television series Globe trekker.
Program content: c1999.
DVD; NTSC, Region 1; full screen presentation.
1 videodisc (48 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.