Discover the compelling and poignant history of the oldest and most atmospheric cemetery – St Louis.
Spend time among the crumbling tombs and reflect on the lives of those who battled with climate, disease, shocking violence, cruelty and corruption to build the city of today.
Find out why New Orleans was forced to adopt an unusual method of burial for its citizens and why the tomb of ‘Voodoo Queen’ Marie Laveau has triple Xs scrawled upon it.
Follow up the voodoo theme and delve into this misunderstood practice, exploring its West African origins and Catholic influences.
Visit sites where mystical voodoo rituals still take place and visit an authentic voodoo temple where modern day practitioners worship