3. Constant festivity in this 'northernmost city in the Caribbean'

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While many thousands fled the flooded city, some never to return, thousands poured in, from other states and countries - many to volunteer in the rebuilding effort, many young. 

21northernmost city in the #Caribbean22

New Orleans' #spirit of constant festivity - from its annual #Jazz & Heritage #Festival, 

New Orleans #Wine & Food Experience (gourmet food festival each May), #FrenchQuarter Festival, Satchmo SummerFest, to, 

of course, #MardiGras – where, during its dog #parade, named the Mystick Krewe of Barkus, I once spied a huge mastiff dressed as a blonde Saints cheerleader, looking none too happy, didn't hurt.

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