There are some great pictures here of the current state of the city...
and an extra album at the end to look through.
As the central cordon has gradually lifted, it is now possible to get closer to the inner "no-go" zone, and there are people looking sadly through hurricane fencing and chatting to the ever present army... this week I saw much of this as I drove from work across town before turning north. I took it in, driving very slowly, in no hurry.
We handle grief in bite sized chunks... taking it in slowly, one street at a time, driving slowly over the liquefied roads, past rubble and destruction. I have developed a loathing of bricks and concrete.
The blog talking about these pictures is at: