Souvenir Sunday at New Orleans International Airport

It’s Souvenir Sunday – the day we take a look at some of the fun, inexpensive and locally-linked items for sale at airports.

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This week’s souvenirs come to us from the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, courtesy of Christopher Shaberg, author of The Textual Life of Airports: Reading the Culture of Flight

Christopher lives in New Orleans and sent out a tweet that he was heading to the airport to pick up some visiting family members. I asked him to poke around for fun souvenirs.

Here are just a few of the snaps he sent.

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As a thank-you, I’ll be sending Christopher a StuckatTheAirport.com travel souvenir.

Want one too?

Next time you’re at an airport, take some photos of souvenirs that are fun, inexpensive (about $10) and “of” the city or regiona you’re visiting. Send them along and, if they’re featured on Souvenir Sunday, I’ll send you a travel souvenir.