Travel Blogs from New Orleans, United States

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Day 4 - Down day at the campsite, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Day 4 - Down day at the campsite

A travel blog entry by jimandjamie

Monday we took a down day in preparation for the big next day, Fat Tuesday. We drove around the base a little and just ...

Day 5 - Fat Tuesday in New Orleans, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Day 5 - Fat Tuesday in New Orleans

A travel blog entry by jimandjamie

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Tuesday's celebration was more of the same just on a much grander scale. There were multiple parades going on at the same time the entire day all over town. And more junk. But, again, we were swept into the spirit and had a great ...

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 ...

Nola... nuff said, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Nola... nuff said

A travel blog entry by atimetowander

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New Orleans didn't disappoint.  Delicious food, amazing jazz, friendly people.  But waaayyyy too hot.   Highlight- trekking to Bacchanal in the Bywater to sit in their back garden and hear jazz, then going to JJ's/Bar Redux (marked only ...

Packing Up and Saying Goodbye, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Packing Up and Saying Goodbye

A travel blog entry by somewhereslowly

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... ahead.  Our beautiful friends Amie and Wendy threw us a two part going away party, and we spent our last weekend in New Orleans surrounded by friends, ZZ, and our last bayou float for a long time.  The following few days were occupied with the ...

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 ...

Paddle wheels and street vendors, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Paddle wheels and street vendors

A travel blog entry by nealandsharon

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We drove in yesterday with little fuss or bother. The campsite is a bit dated where we are parked, but the people are very accommodating and helped us plan our two days here.  One of the things the KOA people did for us was to make a reservation ...

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 ...

New Orleans.....ahhmaazee, New Orleans, United States travel blog

New Orleans.....ahhmaazee

A travel blog entry by erniesadventure

New Orleans Is hot and humid but I fucking love this city!!!!!!We had a walk around tour with a local guide, mind you everyone was dressed up in costume, for some reason john decided we should have a dress up party and wonder the streets, I dressed up as ...

Beginning of long travel day, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Beginning of long travel day

A travel blog entry by bringol

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15 June My son Scott drove us to the New Orleans airport and dropped us off at the Continental Airlines boarding gate.  We checked in, went through security then went sit at the departure gate waiting for our flight.  We boarded the aircraft for ...

Nawlins, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Nawlins

A travel blog entry by theb

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... "I stayed in New Orleans for Hurricane Katerina and all I got was this lousy t-shirt, a new cadillac and a plasma screen television") New Orleans was great and horrifying all in one hit. The French Quarter was great fun (as was the ghost tour I went ...

Down in the Bayou, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Down in the Bayou

A travel blog entry by ahousey

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... kids tried Cajun shrimp, coconut shrimp, tempura shrimp and a shrimp Po Boy, also known as the Poor Boy which started in New Orleans when the Martin Brothers made the sandwiches on French bread for the striking carmen before the Depression. We took a walk ...

Maiden Voyage in Blogland, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Maiden Voyage in Blogland

A travel blog entry by cheeksmo

... - both in controlling my circumstances and my work. We'll see! Not having regular access to a computer is certainly going to help. New Orleans is the first stop so that will be a nice entry into traveldom. I feel very lucky that my first visit is with my ...

Day 3: New Orleans cont., New Orleans, United States travel blog

Day 3: New Orleans cont.

A travel blog entry by jshoopster

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... to start yesterday off (well for me 5 hours after I had been awake) at the 4th most highly rated museum in the United States- the National WWII museum. Sean’s luck continued from yesterday and he managed to get us all free passes claiming we were ...

LOOK, New Orleans, United States travel blog

LOOK

A travel blog entry by transformers

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WE BELIEVE in the light of the world; therefore, we shine so others can LOOK and see that light in us.            We are tired!...Well yes, very much so, but that's not quite what today’s theme ...

You'll float if you're six feet under, New Orleans, United States travel blog

You'll float if you're six feet under

A travel blog entry by anaboat

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... stumble upon a cemetary. There are over forty cemetaries in New Orleans. If you do a google search for "best things to do in new orleans," I guarantee that visiting a cemetery is in the top 10. And, for good reason. There's a lot of history in every tomb ...

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