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457,222 people visited Louisiana
Gumbo is often used to describe the various ethnic flavors of Louisiana. Settled by the Native Americans, colonized by the Europeans and toiled upon by the Haitians, the state is indeed a recipe for a metaphoric slowly simmered stew. Even in regards to its Western occupiers, few states in the United States were so heavily influenced by such varying European cultures; Louisiana was owned by the Spaniards, the French and the English simultaneously during and after the Seven Years’ War. The United States would eventually purchase the mass of land for approximately $15 million from France in 1803, giving name to one of the most famous acquisitions in United States history, the Louisiana Purchase. Evidence of the various influences can be seen today, particularly in Louisiana’s most famous city, New Orleans, where gumbo is as common as football and voodoo.
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    Local Culture
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    Spiritual Seekers
  • 98%
    LGBT
  • 98%
    Students
  • 75%
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  • 75%
    Outdoor Enthusiasts
  • 75%
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  • 51%
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  • LouisianaPro 2014
    Frances Nguyen
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    2 Jul 04, 2012

    New Orleans is a terrific city in terms of its culture, old-school architecture, and jazzy robust night life. Outside of New Orleans, there isn't that much to see, unless you're interested in swamps, swarming mosquitoes, and intense humidity.

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    Mary Godsey
    4 Jul 04, 2012

    I have not gone much around here, all that I remember is the swamp. Louisiana is a completely different state for me. I can feel the hospitality and the friendliness of the people.

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    Đảm Thân
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    5 Nov 27, 2013

    ok

    Recommended for:LGBTLocal CultureSpiritual SeekersStudents
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    Michael Fawzy
    5 Oct 16, 2012

    peter live

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    3 Aug 24, 2012
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    andre
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    3 Jul 04, 2012

    unique

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    Brandy Ham
    5 Jun 28, 2012
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    4 Feb 23, 2014
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    5 Jun 25, 2012
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Gumbo is often used to describe the various ethnic flavors of Louisiana. Settled by the Native Americans, colonized by the Europeans and toiled upon by the Haitians, the state is indeed a recipe for a metaphoric slowly simmered stew. Even in regards to its Western occupiers, few states in the United States were so heavily influenced by such varying European cultures; Louisiana was owned by the Spaniards, the French and the English simultaneously during and after the Seven Years’ War. The United States would eventually purchase the mass of land for approximately $15 million from France in 1803, giving name to one of the most famous acquisitions in United States history, the Louisiana Purchase. Evidence of the various influences can be seen today, particularly in Louisiana’s most famous city, New Orleans, where gumbo is as common as football and voodoo.
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