Table of contents:
- Favorite Cinema City
- Fabulous and unique Atlanta
- Boston is America's oldest city
- City of Roses and Coffee Lovers - Portland
- Interesting facts about New Orleans
2023 Author: Henry Conors | [email protected]. Last modified: 2023-11-26 12:05
Several centuries ago, the Spaniards discovered the lands of the city of New Orleans. These were the times of the colonies, so France also claimed these territories. The city was named in honor of the French king Philip of Orleans. The years of uncertainty ended for the people when New Orleans was sold to the US. If until that moment the city was only a colony inhabited by slaves, then eighty-five years after its founding, life began to develop there differently.
Favorite Cinema City
Located in the south of the United States, in the state of Louisiana, the city occupies an important place in the life of the country. The Mississippi River, on which New Orleans is located, makes the city a significant trading port. There are also many industrial enterprises and factories here.
Everyone has seen at least one New Orleans movie. The ancient city attracts cinema with its architecture and history. He beckons writers to create extraordinaryfantastic stories. Films such as Interview with the Vampire, Delusion, No Mercy, 12 Years a Slave, as well as The Originals, American Horror Story, NCIS New Orleans have been filmed here.
Tourists who decide to visit the southern lands of America will also find a lot of impressions. This is the famous "French Quarter" - the venue for the annual carnivals, which preserves the historical monuments of the city.
Fabulous and unique Atlanta
New Orleans is the administrative district of Louisiana. Similarly, Atlanta is important to the state of Georgia. At present, the city is a modern business capital. There are many skyscrapers, entertainment venues and boutiques. But for many of us, Atlanta is associated with the legendary love story "Gone with the Wind". And we all remember that old Georgia from Margaret Mitchell's novel. The writer herself lived in Atlanta, so she could accurately describe the city streets and old houses. And the hero of the novel Rhett Butler was a native of New Orleans.
In Atlanta there is the world's largest aquarium, where, if you wish, you can swim with its inhabitants, in souvenir shops you can buy an amusing little thing associated with an amazing city. A photograph taken against the backdrop of the French Quarter will become the pride of a traveler's collection. New Orleans always welcomes its guests.
Boston is America's oldest city
The largest cityThe USA is the capital of Massachusetts. It was a British colony almost 400 years ago. Its territory has a rich history that has seen many clashes. The city has gone through different times. Difficult years gave way to some recovery, when Boston became a major world port. But the city began its active prosperity in the 70s of the last century.
This is where the world's most famous Harvard University is located. The city hosts many entertainment events and festivals, from St. Patrick's Day to the Boston Marathon. Boston is divided into districts that are very different from each other. It can be either a business center, represented by numerous skyscrapers, or an area of ancient Victorian culture or an Asian one.
City of Roses and Coffee Lovers - Portland
New Orleans was founded in 1718. But Portland is much younger - about a hundred years. It is considered the greenest city, because it boasts numerous parks. Tall sprawling trees are literally everywhere on the city streets. And it is also called the City of Roses because of the special climate, the most suitable for growing these royal flowers.
Portland is located on the water, so there are many beautiful bridges. And the urban architecture plays on contrasts, here you can see everything: from skyscrapers to unexpected ruins. Modern unusual buildings coexist with the Gothic style of ancient chapels. Well, the residents of Portland (Oregon) themselves are coffee lovers. The city has manybreweries and distilleries.
Interesting facts about New Orleans
New Orleans is considered the birthplace of jazz. This city, like an everyday holiday, attracted all adventurers, and was also rich in musicians. The great jazzman Louis Armstrong was also born here, who, by chance, ended up in a prison orchestra, which turned his life upside down, making friends with the world of music forever. Actors such as Reese Witherspoon, John Larroquette, Phil Fondacaro and Corey Johnson were also born here.
The city is exposed to hurricanes, because it is located near one of the largest rivers, the Mississippi, and the Gulf of Mexico. Hurricane Catarina caused the worst damage to New Orleans in 2005, submerging the city by 80% under water.
The aura of the city, which has absorbed the rich history of many generations, including the slaves of the colony, contributes to the emergence of urban legends. Perhaps that is why New Orleans is so much loved to make films and write novels. After all, many are ready to say with confidence that the city is inhabited by spirits and has its own special unique atmosphere.
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