Travel Blogs from New Orleans, United States

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Day 15 - New Orleans, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Day 15 - New Orleans

A travel blog entry by kathy.63

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Day 15 saw Kaf and the girls on the move again. This time to New Orleans. Here, Kaf and Madge have scored a room on their own so have decided to spread themselves out. Kaf, being the typical virgin traveller, had to try everything out as soon as she got ...

Day Twenty Two!, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Day Twenty Two!

A travel blog entry by taleesa.griggs

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I am happy to report there was no grabbing of the gentleman next to me on the plane. Was quite a pleasant landing into New Orleans, and with the first steps outside the airport we knew 2 days was not going to be enough! It was quite a late arrival in and ...

Day 7. Day of recovery, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Day 7. Day of recovery

A travel blog entry by jimandjamie

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Thursday was spent recovering, again. Jamie went out and got some girly stuff done and I gave our rv some downtime loving. Cleaning and minor repairs, that is. We also fulfilled our vows to stay in shape on this trip. I went to the base gym and Jamie ...

Days 8-11. Back to the grind, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Days 8-11. Back to the grind

A travel blog entry by jimandjamie

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Friday it was back to reality. We both came from New Orleans airport up to Newark for ...

Rochester, Destin, New Orleans, Weatherford, TX, Rochester, Destin, New Orleans, Weatherford, TX, FW, United States travel blog

Rochester, Destin, New Orleans, Weatherford, TX

A travel blog entry by bbarthel

... how much new construction there is since we were there last year.   The colds continued to plague us when we were in New Orleans and we did not get to the tourist areas at all.  This was a great disappointment as I have never been there ...

Leaving On Our Cruise, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Leaving On Our Cruise

A travel blog entry by globetrotters

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... sit and enjoy the sights. We drive onto the Algiers Ferry, which quickly takes us across the Mississippi River and into downtown New Orleans. As we drive past the infamous Convention Center, I suddenly realize that this doesn't seem like the way to the ...

Welcome to Nawlins, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Welcome to Nawlins

A travel blog entry by lizandgerry

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After jogging all over the United States over the course of the last 11 weeks and logging over 11,000 kilometers so far, we have finally arrived in New Orleans. This was only to be greeted by the coldest temperatures in over 44 years. The low tonight is ...

Strolling Around New Orleans' French Quarter, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Strolling Around New Orleans' French Quarter

A travel blog entry by 4memorieswego

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... Quarter.  Walking down Bourbon Street, the kids were unimpressed, and rather turned off by the "morning after" smell of the place. New Orleans is gritty, like most cities, but colorful.   We decided to walk up some of the less crowded streets. ...

Third stop, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Third stop

A travel blog entry by tour-46

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After three days of riding we entered Louisiana. We took a day off from riding in New Orleans. Evidence of the devistation caused by hurricane Katrina was still apparent for all to see; abandoned homes, derelict offices and broken roads were all ...

Thank You, May I Have Another, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Thank You, May I Have Another

A travel blog entry by jesshiggins

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When I first boarded the plane for New Orleans last September, I had no idea what I was getting into. It was the most moving and painful experience of my life, and I was changed. But my plan remained the same: Go to Mexico, learn how to teach English, ...

The Gospel Tent, New Orleans, United States travel blog

The Gospel Tent

A travel blog entry by cheeksmo

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... frat-boy quotient was definitely filled in the Jazz Fest daytime festival, but for the most part i found the people i encountered in New Orleans to be quite pleasant and friendly. We took a trip to a lot of the hurricane devastated areas which was really ...

Go to the Mardi Gras, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Go to the Mardi Gras

A travel blog entry by johnsinclair

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... ; it's now included as "They Call Us Wild" in my Italian Stampa Alternativa collection Va Tutto Bene / It's All Good. I returned ro New Orleans for Mardi Gras in 1977 and then missed the next four years until I made my first trip to the New Orleans ...

Day15- “Bourbon Street, Bourbon Street, Bour, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Day15- “Bourbon Street, Bourbon Street, Bour

A travel blog entry by tampere-usa

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... went for a walk around the streets of the French Quarter and we stumbled into a voodoo shop, where the cashier was truly a "New Orleans Giant" (NFL reference) and he also happened to have a Finnish girlfriend. From there, bar Pat O`Brians with the world ...

Destrehan plantation, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Destrehan plantation

A travel blog entry by jimandjamie

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We got back from work Monday morning and decided not to waste any time resting. Well, I did and Jamie being the trooper she is went along with it. We had lunch and went to Destrehan plantation for a tour. It's a sugar plantation built in 1787 and the ...

We Made It!, New Orleans, United States travel blog

We Made It!

A travel blog entry by bbwagner

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A little bit of turbulence through the Houston storms, but we are in New Orleans safely and soon headed out to Mulate's restaurant for our first taste of southern ...

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 ...

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 ...

Train from Memphis to New Orleans, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Train from Memphis to New Orleans

A travel blog entry by hughieanddoris

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... trip in 2012 where we were on many trains and saw such varied scenery,  this journey was underwhelming, but anyway we reached New Orleans - pronounce Noo Orlins ahead of time.  After all they can’t magic fancy scenery for us.  ...

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 ...

Day 1: New Orleans, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Day 1: New Orleans

A travel blog entry by jshoopster

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... been one to become entranced in the magnificence of famous large churches. This may be why I chose to travel the United States rather than Europe and most definitely stems from the fact that I am Jewish because I was infatuated with some ...

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 3 in New Orleans. Superbowl Sunday, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Day 3 in New Orleans. Superbowl Sunday

A travel blog entry by jimandjamie

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Sunday we headed downtown for our first look at Mardi Gras which was in full swing and did not disappoint. The reality is it's just a town full of drunks (present party excluded?) out having a good time and acting and dressing up crazy and a bunch of ...

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