Wow, Katrina sure did some damage. The pictures from Louisiana and Mississipi are astonishing. And this was the downgraded version. What would a Cat. 5 Katrina have done? Some excerpts from the LA Times-Picayune: Hurricane Katrina struck metropolitan New Orleans on Monday with a staggering blow, far surpassing Hurricane Betsy, the landmark disaster of an […]

What’s happening in NOLA

New Orleans, my favourite US city, is somewhere under this: I visit there back in ‘99 when on a coast-to-coast road trip (LA to DC, 6480 miles). As my friend and I were driving up the east coast of Florida, we turned to each other simultaneously and said “We have to go back”. So we […]