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Confessions of an Instagram Ninja: Leavin’ on a jet plane

MSY early morning

MSY early morning

There’s a strange beauty to late nights and early mornings at an airport.

Empty corridors, closed ticket counters, the random traveler sleeping on an uncomfortable bench.

It’s something the frequent traveler is all too familiar with. For me, an addiction to Instagram helps pass the time, so I roam the hallways looking for unusual lighting, colors, or composition.

Check out this gallery; most are from a recent trip from MSY to BTV (Burlington, VT) by way of JFK — maybe it’ll help pass the time for you, too:



Glen Abbott is a New Orleans-based travel writer and photographer. Email him at

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