Travel Blogs from New Orleans, United States

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Jazz and voulenteer in New Orleans..., New Orleans, United States travel blog

Jazz and voulenteer in New Orleans...

A travel blog entry by fiscarlos

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... happen.. but obviusly it could.. and on the same time I needed to find a place to stay - so that made me work around in New Orleans for some hours very confused. Fortunatly John, whom I had wrote with via the web, had wrote me a mail, that I could stay ...

Workshops and the Holiday, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Workshops and the Holiday

A travel blog entry by jjband226

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... we left relatively early. For the fourth, we planned on going downtown and seeing Essence Festival. The festival is held in New Orleans every year and it is sponsered by an African American Women's magazine. There are vendors and artists and companies ...

Day 28: Our last day, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Day 28: Our last day

A travel blog entry by tieken

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... mom. We spent an hour and a half trying to listen to our guide's stories, most of which I'd learned through my own research on New Orleans, and being high-fived and hugged by our new son from San Diego. When we passed our own hotel on the tour, we ...

Hey there Frenchy, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Hey there Frenchy

A travel blog entry by rama0999

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... at night, so it is a car’s nightmare. The shops consist of either voodoo souvenir shops, restaurants with specific French New Orleans menus and bars. Bourbon street is full of bars and strip clubs, which really comes to life in the evenings. It ...

New Orleans

New Orleans "Let the good times roll" Part II

A travel blog entry by beaky

... the Dead'. The reason these 'cities' grew up is due to the combination of Roman Catholics burying not cremating their dead and New Orleans location with such a high water table. This meant that early graves dug into the ground in the traditional way would ...

Day 27: Garden District & Cemetery Tour, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Day 27: Garden District & Cemetery Tour

A travel blog entry by tieken

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... When a body is interned here the heat inside speeds the decomposition process. The remains are then pushed to the back and new remains can be entombed. The cemetery has been used in many movies but filming is no longer allowed. After walking through ...

red eye, New Orleans, United States travel blog

red eye

A travel blog entry by frikinelmo

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Lisa and I ended up heading out at about 3:15am to make it to the airport for our 5:25 departure.   That was on top of getting to bed at 11:00pm the night before.  Luckily we both were able to catch some sleep on the plane.  We landed at ...

New Orleans, New Orleans, United States travel blog

New Orleans

A travel blog entry by edddadams

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... , a 4 star hotel overlooking a beautiful French street. We walked around the entire French Quarter stopping at a Po-Boy restaurant, what New Orleans is famous for: a version of Subway but a hell of a lot better. Feeling full and ready to see some Gators, ...

Nawlins (New Orleans, in case that wasn't clear), New Orleans, United States travel blog

Nawlins (New Orleans, in case that wasn't clear)

A travel blog entry by sackitoff

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... so he said he felt blessed. We realized that it's such a shame that Katrina is all we think about nowadays when we think of New Orleans, because actually so much of the area is completely back to normal (not a sign of it in the French Quarter, which ...

Friday the 13th - no disasters so far!, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Friday the 13th - no disasters so far!

A travel blog entry by loxias

... to New Orleans left on time again - another small plane, about 50 seats, so I expected another bumpy ride, particularly as New Orleans was experiencing thunderstorms.  I was not wrong, we had about 250 miles worth of turbulence.  Fortunately my ...

31st July - The Big Easy, New Orleans, United States travel blog

31st July - The Big Easy

A travel blog entry by harmer56

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New Orleans It was a pretty late start for everyone today as we shook off the effects of a very rough night. We met up with the Forbe's girls and Damo and Tom before they headed off to catch their plane and I managed to force down a burger and chips. ...

Day 7, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Day 7

A travel blog entry by dlmitchell71

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... 2 sons in New Orleans. My brother-in-law had already reserved two rooms at the Staybridge Suites in the French Quarters area of New Orleans. After checking in we ventured out for some dinner and also took a walk down Bourbon Street. It was just as I ...

We Believe!, New Orleans, United States travel blog

We Believe!

A travel blog entry by transformers

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... , our Bibles, and our schedules. Our backpacks are extremely bright and it is impossible to walk through the streets of New Orleans without seeing some.                 Once we ...

day in New orleans, New Orleans, United States travel blog

day in New orleans

A travel blog entry by rogersusieq

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Spent th e day in the French Quarter, Susie and Shirley bought masks, We Had luch at K Pauls Louisianna Cafe and walked up Bourbon Street to Jackson Square,  Tommorrow we are going to Baton Rouge as the ladies want to shop at kohls and us guys ...

Down South.., New Orleans, United States travel blog

Down South..

A travel blog entry by christianbjork

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... hour layover in the middle at Charlotte). I picked up my backpack from the bag carousel, and then got some info about New Orleans.  There's a shuttle that would have dropped me off a couple of blocks away from my host Daniel's house in the ...

New Orleans, New Orleans, United States travel blog

New Orleans

A travel blog entry by lisa_82

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... Orleans we stopped in Grenada and Jackson before driving through Kentwood, Louisiana where Britney Spears is from.  After arriving in New Orleans we went for a walk along Bourbon Street and went out for dinner at Bubba Gump's before going into one ...

There is a house in New Orleans, New Orleans, United States travel blog

There is a house in New Orleans

A travel blog entry by rollinholmies

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... we missed), Acme oyster bar is a stop that should be made while in NOLA - just for the oysters alone. Ultimately, we're a little disappointed with New Orleans. While nothing was bad, it just didn't match our expectations and maybe that's our fault. ...

Nawlins, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Nawlins

A travel blog entry by macrosse1

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Darrell and his wife said they would ride over to N.O. with me and show me some of the cool spots. We saw a few really amazing bands and visited some voodoo shops for a good laugh. I really liked the town but I don't think I would ever want to be there ...

Apparently Soul is Waterproof, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Apparently Soul is Waterproof

A travel blog entry by calmyourjets

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... you duck a coupe of times when the fish seem to swim right at you!! The tour was very informative about the history of New Orleans and the French Quarters in particular - loads of which I probably won't remember but enjoyed at the time! I also learned ...

New Orleans, New Orleans, United States travel blog

New Orleans

A travel blog entry by debandalan

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... poor man and thank god we are not one. As you know the house of the rising sun is a whore house which aptly describes New Orleans. This is not a classy city by any stretch of the imagination. Where we are staying the French quarter is quite nice. ...

The Big Easy....Always an Experience, New Orleans, United States travel blog

The Big Easy....Always an Experience

A travel blog entry by c_villa

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... Cafe, which was recommended by Christina's friend Laura, and was delicious. Day Three We were really excited for today.  We took a "New Orleans Rebirth" tour that gave us a basic insight to the city, but, shared with us the impact of Katrina. ...

New Orleans, New Orleans, United States travel blog

New Orleans

A travel blog entry by martin_reto

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The big Easy... Hier ist wohl die Partyzentrale des Suedens.... :-)))) Obwohl vom Hurrikan Kathrina sehr heftig beschaedigt, hat die Stadt nicht von ihrem urspruenglichen Charme eingebuesst. Wir haben auf unserer Reise nach einem Waschsalon ein ...

Time shift, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Time shift

A travel blog entry by lynnandkriss

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... which were delicious, good job as I was very tempted by the alligator on the menu instead. Then we took advantage of one of New Orleans greatest selling points, where you can take out your bought beer into the street, so long as it’s in a plastic ...

New Orleans...so very sad., New Orleans, United States travel blog

New Orleans...so very sad.

A travel blog entry by chictravelers2

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... a lot of it still barricaded, we didn't stop and just returned to the RV and left the next morning. Leaving New Orleans we crossed Lake Pontchartrain and the hurricane destruction everywhere was very evident, but as we passed through Mississippi and ...

Who to see, who to see..., New Orleans, United States travel blog

Who to see, who to see...

A travel blog entry by thespeck

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... saw the tail end of Diablo's Horns. 11:00am GE Capital/New Orleans Tech Big River Stage: Diablo's Horns Diablo’s Horns- New Orleans Brass Band Funk, Blues, Jazz, Gospel, Tejano and a little local humor thrown in. Only catching the last ...

Countdown t minus 4 days, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Countdown t minus 4 days

A travel blog entry by geojo

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Just trying to work out the kinks I might encounter in the site for now. Sorry nothing exciting, but I did get a pizza from ...

Suite? Sweet!, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Suite? Sweet!

A travel blog entry by transformers

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... a day of long, hard work, but work that made a great difference and was a tremendous help. We worked with current residents of New Orleans; Simon, Kathy, and John; who were a great blessing to us. All three had lived in New Orleans when Katrina hit, and ...

The Big Easy., New Orleans, United States travel blog

The Big Easy.

A travel blog entry by mememe

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2 very short flights from Austin via Huston and I was in New Orleans for the first time since 2005. Loved "NOLA" last time I was here with George. We drank way too many Cosmopolitans in a leather bar, danced the night away to "Hey Ya" by OutKast, spend a ...

Halfway through the conference...., New Orleans, United States travel blog

Halfway through the conference....

A travel blog entry by loxias

I awoke at 4am this morning because the thunder was so loud and the rain so hard.  Was still really hot though.  After a couple more hours of listening to this I thought I might as well get up and prepare for my meetings.  I headed ...

Galatoire's For Tom's Birthday!, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Galatoire's For Tom's Birthday!

A travel blog entry by whatboundaries

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In a city where the terms excess and eccentricity evoke strong feelings of pride, a Friday Lunch at Galatoire's in New Orleans does not disappoint! We arrived to queue up in the famous line -- the restaurant doesn't take reservations -- at 9am with a ...

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