September 15th, 2016 A 19th Century building in the Warehouse District of New Orleans, lovingly restored and painted a deep salmon color, stands out from its neighbors on Tchoupitoulas Street. Originally a warehouse used to store grain, coffee and produce that were...
April 4th, 2016 Old New Orleans Rum is the oldest continuously operating distillery making premium rum in the United States. This is a ” Micro Distillery”, so called because it produces less than ten thousand bottles of rum per year. Introduction....
Michel Musson’s home (now Degas House) during the time that Edgar Degas lived here with his Creole Family 1872 – 1873. April 6th, 2016 Part 1. This story is legend in New Orleans, told over and over again, but not much known outside of the Crescent...
I am a Travel Writer and phylonthego.com is a Travel Blog incorporating travel, food and lifestyle topics. My interests are extensive and eclectic and I write about whatever piques my interest - after all, this is my blog !!
An inveterate Gypsy, I have lived on three Continents and traveled whenever I could throughout my life. I am a solo traveler as well as a slow traveler, choosing to find a base and settle in for a month or two before moving on.
“It is not how much you see, but how you see it” and I wish I knew who said this because it sums up how I feel about travel.
phylonthego.com was a four year travel blog covering my travels in South and Central America and the United States that was hacked. The website was destroyed and with great patience and help from friends who had saved some of the posts, I was able to partially recover it.
A few of the posts are still lost while others need their pohotgraphs and I am continuing to work on recovering as much as is possible, as this represents a record of my travels.