Spirits of New Orleans: Voodoo Curses, Vampire Legends and Cities of the Dead

Spirits of New Orleans: Voodoo Curses, Vampire Legends and Cities of the Dead

by Kala Ambrose

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Overview

Hop In and Hang On for New Orleans’ Grandest Ghost Hunt!

The city of New Orleans is formed into the shape of a crescent, which is believed by many people to form a sacred chalice that holds and stores energy, making it a unique area in which to perform magic and see it magnify due to the energy in the land and from the flowing waters of the Mississippi and Gulf of Mexico. Since childhood, author Kala Ambrose has seen and felt ghosts and restless spirits. As your travel guide, Kala explores the history of the city and those who decided to make it their eternal home. Embark on a unique and enticing journey into the haunted history and magical ceremonies of New Orleans. Prepare to be introduced to supernatural rituals and practices in order to fully understand and embrace the cultural significance of the variety of beliefs, superstitions, legends, and lore in this singular city.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781578605095
Publisher: Clerisy Press
Publication date: 09/11/2012
Series: America's Haunted Road Trip
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 256,868
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Kala Ambrose is a noted inspirational speaker, author, psychic, wisdom teacher, medium, and host of the Explore Your Spirit with Kala radio show. Her teachings are described as discerning, empowering, and inspiring. Whether she’s speaking with world-renowned experts on the Explore Your Spirit with Kala radio show, writing about empowering lifestyle choices, reporting on new discoveries in the scientific and spiritual arenas, or teaching groups around the country, fans around the world tune in daily for her inspirational musings and lively thought-provoking conversations. Kala is the author of four books, including the award-winning 9 Life Altering Lessons: Secrets of the Mystery Schools Unveiled, Ghosthunting North Carolina, The Awakened Aura: Experiencing the Evolution of Your Energy Body, and Spirits of New Orleans: Voodoo Curses, Vampire Legends, and Cities of the Dead.
A highly interactive psychic and wisdom teacher on a mission to educate, entertain, and inspire, Kala writes for The Huffington Post and presents workshops nationally on the mind/ body/spirit connection, including auras and energy fields; business intuition; haunted history; and wisdom teachings at the Omega Institute, John Edward Presents Infinite Quest, the Learning Annex, Lily Dale Assembly, and DailyOM.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Embracing the Spirit and Spirits of New Orleans

Chapter 1: The Grande Dame City of the Dead—St. Louis Cemetery #1

Chapter 2: Who’s Haunting the Garden District?

Chapter 3: Tread Carefully When Walking Down the Haunted Pirates Alley

Chapter 4: Ghostly Harem Dancing for the Sultan at the Gardette–LePrete House

Chapter 5: Marie Laveau—The Legendary Queen of Voodoo

Chapter 6: The Haunted Archway and Other Legends of Congo Square

Chapter 7: The Horrors Still Live at LaLaurie House

Chapter 8: The Casket Girls of the Old Ursuline Convent and Other Vampire Lore

Chapter 9: Guests in Spirit Still Attend the Quadroon Balls at the Bourbon Orleans Hotel

Chapter 10: Ghostly Carriage Rides at the Old French Opera House on Bourbon Street

Chapter 11: The Monk Who Saved the Children at the Place d’Armes Hotel

Chapter 12: A Loving Legacy at the Cornstalk Hotel

Chapter 13: The Deathly Portal of Thirteen at Canal Street and City Park

Chapter 14: Jean Lafitte’s Infamous Pirate Bar

Chapter 15: More Than 200 Years of Spirits at the Napoleon House

Chapter 16: Gourmet Ghosts Love Antoine’s and Arnaud’s Restaurants

Chapter 17: The Enchanted Charm Gate at the Court of Two Sisters

Chapter 18: Gunshots and Ghosts at the Beauregard–Keyes House

Chapter 19: Celebrate Jazz and Mardi Gras with the Spirits at Hotel Monteleone

Chapter 20: Cold Lonely Nights Lead to the Ghost of the Broken-Hearted Octoroon Mistress

Chapter 21: The Legend of St. Louis Cathedral and Pere Antoine’s Alley

Chapter 22: Our Lady of Guadalupe Church and Saint Expedite

Chapter 23: The Resident Ghosts of Yesteryears and Pat O’Brien’s

Chapter 24: The Ghost Children of the Andrew Jackson Hotel

Chapter 25: The History and Mystery of the Baroness and Her Pontalba Apartments

Visiting the Haunted Sites

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