Travel Blogs from Orleans, United States

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Laissez les bons temps rouler, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Laissez les bons temps rouler

A travel blog entry by aborder

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... seeing as tomorrow is Monday, we head back to hers and I have an early bus as well. What an experience in New Orleans. I'm so thrilled about not conforming to tourist traps and spending my two days with Rebecca and the usual and wonderful events that go ...

"Marooned" in New Orleans

A travel blog entry by patry

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It was still raining when we left Biloxi and we hoped we would drive into sunnier weather on our way to New Orleans.  Unfortunately, that wasn't the case and it rained the entire drive.  We were really glad we replaced that wiper!  Our ...

The Beauty and the Beasts, New Orleans, United States travel blog

The Beauty and the Beasts

A travel blog entry by jizmo

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... Guantanamo.  So after several careful searches and a long wait for a transport I arrived the the city of New Orleans slightly disgruntled. So perhaps my initial judgement of the city has been clouded by other unpleasantries but it was certainly not ...

A Lull, New Orleans, United States travel blog

A Lull

A travel blog entry by jizmo

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Whatever the reason the rest of my time in New Orleans was quietly discomforting. It was not entirely unenjoyable, but I should have loved it all. Tthe fresh air, the quaint streets fair weather, genteel locals and even the pleasant aroma of flowering ...

Blue...Blue Bayou!, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Blue...Blue Bayou!

A travel blog entry by cobra1899

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... me straight into the swamp so I headed back to New Orleans. The Mississippi River cuts through the center of the New Orleans metropolitan area. The campground I'm staying at is about 10 miles west of downtown New Orleans, close to the airport, and one ...

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Headline: "The World Will End Tomorrow!"

A travel blog entry by cobra1899

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... "Sodom and Gomorrah vs. Billy Graham"   "Scientists Discover the Meaning of Life in New Orleans!"   " Love-Happiness-Belonging: Heaven on Earth Found on South Pacific Island"   My impressions of ...

Made it to the Big Easy!, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Made it to the Big Easy!

A travel blog entry by cobra1899

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... beads in all shapes & sizes.   I leave the trailer and head in the general direction of downtown New Orleans. I know I'm getting close when the streets are barricaded and I can hear a lot of noise echoing throughout the buildings. I stop ...

Getting mauled by a shooter girl at Mardi Gras!, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Getting mauled by a shooter girl at Mardi Gras!

A travel blog entry by cobra1899

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... I find a recently vacated spot and park the truck.   Today was experiment day. Harrah's Casino is located in downtown New Orleans. This is a Las Vegas style casino. It's huge. A while back I had a notion that perhaps the solution to my ...

Driving & Walking America's Most Interesting City!, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Driving & Walking America's Most Interesting City!

A travel blog entry by cobra1899

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... original splendour.   Back in the truck I headed to Lakeshore Drive. The northernmost boundary of New Orleans. The Lakeview neighbourhood borders Lake Pontchartrain. This neighbourhood is/was considered moderately affluent. Most of this ...

All That Jazz!! (Not just in Chicago you know!!), New Orleans, United States travel blog

All That Jazz!! (Not just in Chicago you know!!)

A travel blog entry by lizandsimon

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... a lady had recommended we go to the "Court of Two Sisters" for dinner and we happened across it on Bourbon Street (New Orleans most renowned street) so we went there for dinner. It was really nice. A little courtyard with water fountains and really good ...

"Muscle Beach here I come..."

A travel blog entry by mattmcshane

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... did: Jerry's free 17hr tour of New York Worse Value for money thing: Hiring the car! Worse Hostel: New Orleans Best Hostel: Vancouver HI Friendliest People: Portland Unfreindliest people: Washington Nicest scenery on train: Between San Fran and ...

NOLA Day III, New Orleans, United States travel blog

NOLA Day III

A travel blog entry by dearmasa

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We need a shower. I mean, we really need a shower... Don't get me wrong, most people down here need a shower ;-) But I can see us starting to lose interviews based upon the fact that we need a shower. We have a shower in Bokeh, but it's currently being ...

NOLA Day V, New Orleans, United States travel blog

NOLA Day V

A travel blog entry by dearmasa

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I am a technical idiot. I posted pics from yesterday to today's post, but didn't write anything for today's post until tomorrow's post. Huh??? Basically, I'd have to remove the pics from this post, change the links in yesterday's post, and move ...

A hot summers day in New Orleans.., New Orleans, United States travel blog

A hot summers day in New Orleans..

A travel blog entry by itsem

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... myself to the rooftop pool... swan into the free internet room and of course eat. Speaking of eating.. I managed in another New Orleans 'must do' by eating the beignets at Cafe du Monde this morning.. whats one more day with a donut for breakfast!! So ...

First  Impressions of New Orleans., New Orleans, United States travel blog

First Impressions of New Orleans.

A travel blog entry by shonandgraham

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... about the London Bombings. Our sympathy goes out to all those people injured or killed and their families. We finally got to New Orleans around 3pm and after a stupid taxi ride we got to the hostel - St Vincent's Guesthouse. The room was pretty decent ...

Live, from New Orleans... it's Chris!, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Live, from New Orleans... it's Chris!

A travel blog entry by dearmasa

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... power for the tv to watch the local news, and our computers and cell phones charging. Things we HATE: that New Orleans is nowhere near recovery Things we LOVE: Southern Animal Foundation and Southern hospitality Oh, and one more thing... FOOD ...

leaving nola headed for mississippi, New Orleans, United States travel blog

leaving nola headed for mississippi

A travel blog entry by dearmasa

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Yesterday we went to go meet this very nice NOLA police officer we met on Monday. He gave a great interview while Chris was setting up the camera for the portrait. But then, the PIO (public information officer for those of you not in the system ;-) was ...

From Island Retreat to Magazine Street, New Orleans, United States travel blog

From Island Retreat to Magazine Street

A travel blog entry by dearmasa

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... up and headed for NOLA... When I drove down here myself last November, I came into the area known as East New Orleans and was completely overwhelmed... I remember calling our friend Robert, in tears, saying, "It's horrible! Just horrible... I had NO ...

"Jazz... Nice!"

A travel blog entry by mattmcshane

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... us 2 seats each and 2 pillows.. it was like Christmas had come early! We actually travelled through 10 states and countlesscities on our way to New Orleans. There isnt actually much to do on these trains so we spent most of the time trying to amuse ...

The first rule of daiquiri club is: watch ..., New Orleans, United States travel blog

The first rule of daiquiri club is: watch ...

A travel blog entry by bradleyt

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... a couple more beers. The R&B Club has music until 8am. I didn't even come close to making it. As I mentioned earlier, New Orleans has a rich musical tradition but the most popular bar on Bourbon Street is Cat's Meow - a karoake bar. You should only ...

Mardi Gras!, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Mardi Gras!

A travel blog entry by jay29

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... we saw on the drive in from the airport we saw no indication that anything had happened to New Orleans. I never experianced service issues at restaurants due to the reported labour shortages and the french quarter/downtown area that we ...

New Crazy, New Orleans New York, United States travel blog

New Crazy

A travel blog entry by camille

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... I went to bed. The next day, Australia Day, I went on the Creole Queen Paddlewheeler on the Mississippi, the reason I was in New Orleans. After clapping eyes on the Mississippi I am glad that the Murray is my local river. The river is so big, dirty and ...

Adam and Steve, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Adam and Steve

A travel blog entry by iwasthud

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And I thought I had seen it all in Bangkok. Actually I did but there's still quite a bit in New Orleans. Saturday night in The Big Easy is ironically not very easy. You start with fighting off drunk revellers crowding the street, leapfrog random piles of ...

The Anniversary, New Orleans, United States travel blog

The Anniversary

A travel blog entry by dearmasa

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I should have mentioned this yesterday but uploading photos gets me all frazzled - it's not hard but the weak wifi connection we have in Bokeh means I have to go sit outside on the corner across the street to do it. In any case, I just have to ...

Swamps!, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Swamps!

A travel blog entry by lord13

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Hello everyone today was so much fun! First we went to swim in the pool and my sister made a new friend.  Then we headed to Jean Lafitte National Park where I also became a Junior Ranger.  The hike that we took was by far the ...

The French Quarter (World/US&C), New Orleans, United States travel blog

The French Quarter (World/US&C)

A travel blog entry by kitkatgo

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... place, and it is one of the most fascinating places I have been to thus far. It's just so unique, not only within the United States, but around the world. We stayed at a hotel within the French Quarter which you can easily get around by walking. The ...

The Big Easy, New Orleans, United States travel blog

The Big Easy

A travel blog entry by shonandgraham

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... the internet if we bought a coffee. After finding some cheap accommodation in Atlanta, we continued walking into the city. New Orleans is the birthplace of jazz, and Louis Armstrong. We walked to Jackson Square and then down the Mississippi river, ...

NOLA Day II, New Orleans, United States travel blog

NOLA Day II

A travel blog entry by dearmasa

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... broad daylight, how skittish is she really? Okay, off my soapbox... for now. I'll be back on it soon, never fear. New Orleans is a really strange place. It's both warm and inviting while being cold and insular. I told Andy the other night that I ...

Paint the town rouge?, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Paint the town rouge?

A travel blog entry by iwasthud

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... a room more than an hour in advance for two cheap bastards and a dog. Not us thats for sure. So our plans of painting New Orleans rouge went slightly awry. However its burbs are lovely this time of year. And by the way, when the Chateau de amour say free ...

Our Garmisch friends get married, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Our Garmisch friends get married

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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... 'Germany' drunk....)  Now unless you're a Garmisher this entry might be a little boring since our time in New Orleans involved catching up with old friends while eating and drinking everything in site (what about my Aussie friends who know Anita, ...

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