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Season 2021 Episode 5

Leonard Crist. Gators & Ghosts

Gators & Ghosts is a New Orleans based tour company operated by Leonard Crist and his aunt, Charlotte Crist. In his interview with Stan Mallow on the YouTube show ParanormalYakker.com Leonard talks about the different tours the company organizes in New Orleans, considered by many to be America’s most haunted city. As Leonard points out, New Orleans is known by many names. The Big Easy is one of the more well-known names. But it is also referred to as the City of The Dead. Leonard explains how the city got that name. When you find out, you will see how it earned that name. Leonard tells us about his Ghost and Vampire Combo French Quarter Walking Tour where visitors hear about famous ghost and vampire stories and the real-life history behind them: murders, fires, suicides and torture that led to unrestful spirits. He also talks about what is covered in his Ghosts & Legends Tours. His tours cover many famous haunted locations. This includes the infamous Laurie Mansion where Delphine LaLaurie, a wealthy New Orleans socialite and serial killer tortured and murdered slaves in her household. Her mansion is considered one of the most haunted locations in the French Quarter. Leonard also talks about his tour of the Saint Louis Cemetery where many famous historical figures are buried. This includes Marie Laveau, a Creole Voodoo Queen who had a powerful influence on the inhabitants of New Orleans. Pirate Jean Lafitte lived in New Orleans as did numerous other figures who helped shape not just Louisiana, but the entire country as well. Leonard tells us about them. He also shares some of the many paranormal incidents on his tours, including countless photos taken of orbs and sprits. Leonard even relates one harrowing story of a tourist that had a spirit follow her home. Further, Leonard shares his own incredible and very personal paranormal experience wherein he encountered the ghost of his landlord who spoke to him from the spirit world. For the benefit of viewers of Paranormal Yakker who may be including New Orleans in their travel plans, Leonard tells us about his other tours. This includes a New Orleans City Tour, an Airboat Swamp Tour, and Plantation Tours.