The French Quarter is the oldest neighborhood in the city of New Orleans. Most of the present-day historic buildings were constructed during the late 18th century, during the city's period of Spanish rule, and reflect Spanish colonial architecture.
The Pennybacker Bridge in Austin, Texas, is a through-arch bridge across Lake Austin which connects the northern and southern sections of the Loop 360 highway, also known as the "Capital of Texas Highway."
This young lady and her banjo entertained many with her bluegrass arrangements in the French Quarter. Photo by Tim Stanley Photography.