Travel Blogs from New Orleans, United States

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Update from Jessica, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Update from Jessica

A travel blog entry by jesshiggins

... internet right now. Tonight I was able to receive a cell phone call from her, as she is working on animal rescue in New Orleans. She was deployed last Tuesday and much to her surprise was put immediately on the search and rescue team. Her cell service ...

I'm coming home, Oh Lexington Here I Come, New Orleans, United States travel blog

I'm coming home, Oh Lexington Here I Come

A travel blog entry by thespeck

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... Nasimiyu began we went into the courtyard and snagged some great seats. 2:15pm BMI Songwriter Stage at the Historic New Orleans Collection: Nasimiyu Murumba Band Songwriter Nasimiyu wields a colorful and eclectic Indie/Folk/Retro-pop sound, embodying a ...

Family Trees Branch Across the Seas, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Family Trees Branch Across the Seas

A travel blog entry by globetrotters

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... appropot considering that I grew up in Algiers, a smal neighborhood  directly across the river from the city of New Orleans Louisiana.  Another of my recently discovered "cousins,"Kevin Herridge is the immediate past president of the ...

Downtown in New Orleans, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Downtown in New Orleans

A travel blog entry by 9lives

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Today we're going to Nawlins! It really is the worst travel day so far – overcast and scattered showers –but the traffic was light and cruise control makes the drive easier. We stopped at the Welcome Centre in Louisiana where all the staff ...

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 ...

New Orleans, New Orleans, United States travel blog

New Orleans

A travel blog entry by travelledkiwi

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Was up and out of the Hostel at 9.00am, walked 2 miles into town of New Orleans for a little site seeing I walk around the French Quarter and up to Armstrong Park (named after Lou Armstrong). Then Down to the French Market and was starting to see some of ...

New Orleans 2 days, New Orleans, United States travel blog

New Orleans 2 days

A travel blog entry by knotty

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Well we finally got to New Orleans about 10pm Sat night!! got chatting to some nice folk on the last leg, Karen (thanks for the tip about cafe du monde) and Travis (technoguy, I sent him loads of ring tones) who really was nice and we got along great. ...

Blues and seafood., New orleans, United States travel blog

Blues and seafood.

A travel blog entry by timtravels

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New Orleans The bus ride went relatively smooth. I met a nice girl from Switzerland in Miami at the bus station and talked to her for the first 10 hours. At this point she got off the bus and I slept for the rest of the ride. The bus ride was quite ...

New Orleans, New Orleans, United States travel blog

New Orleans

A travel blog entry by travelledkiwi

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... way from Melbourne Australia, lived only 25 mins from my appartment in South Yarra, Melbourne. Then Look around Harrahs Casino and the New Hilton Hotel which I gave mum a call, then went for a bit of shopping and finished the day of site seeing before I ...

Austin - New Orleans, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Austin - New Orleans

A travel blog entry by fiscarlos

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... had given in on the try to get me to New Orleans by some Christian people, she drove me outside Austin so that I could hitchhike to New Orleans. I only stood there for a few minutes before a girl on my age came and pick me up - she was very excited, that ...

Drove my Chevy to the Levy, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Drove my Chevy to the Levy

A travel blog entry by jennydavey

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... room and having a cold beer to refresh after the trip, we decided to head out to Bourbon Street and see what New Orlean’s infamous stretch had to offer. Stepping onto Bourbon is a crossing into a sensory overload: booze-soaked revellers, glaring ...

New Orleans, New Orleans, United States travel blog

New Orleans

A travel blog entry by courtrand

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... church. ááWe were invited in to Mass ábut we didn't want to leave the bikes, parked out on the sidewalk, unattended... New Orleans - we arrived riding through the back roads of US 90 (called the "Chef Menteur Highway" - maybe named after George ...

Day 26: Jazz and fabulous food!, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Day 26: Jazz and fabulous food!

A travel blog entry by tieken

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... down to Jackson Square and St. Louis Cathedral. It opened in 1727 and is the longest continually operated cathedral in The United States. It's an unbelievably beautiful structure. Pictures can't really capture the beauty of the art and stained glass. We ...

An overnight stop in the Big Easy, New Orleans, United States travel blog

An overnight stop in the Big Easy

A travel blog entry by pfl_guy

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... and this time was no exception. However, there is one bar that we go to on Bourbon Street, Maison Bourbon, where they do play New Orleans jazz. I captured a little of it on the camera as well as a little clip of zydeco from another bar on ...

N'awlins, New Orleans, United States travel blog

N'awlins

A travel blog entry by ollyandhelen

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... off in Houston, allowing us just enough time to grab a bite to eat and tick off another Hard Rock Cafe in the process. New Orleans (referred to as "Nawlins" from this point on, because that's how it's spoken) was undoubtedly one of the US cities Helen in ...

Jean Lafitte National Park & Preserve, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Jean Lafitte National Park & Preserve

A travel blog entry by jennydavey

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... (5 I think) physically separate sections scattered around the state. One section is in fact the Cabildo/Presbytere/State Museum in downtown New Orleans. We were going to the reserve and, of course, the swamps. We were supposed to take the 10am tour, but ...

Syria Pics!!, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Syria Pics!!

A travel blog entry by johnnynomad

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A great big old Hello to all! As I promised here are some more pics from my past journey to the Middle East. Uploading pics to this site is painfully slow. It took me over 7 hours to upload these 34 pics. I was pulling my hair out towards the end. Wait a ...

I once lit a man on fire in Reno to watch him burn, New Orleans, United States travel blog

I once lit a man on fire in Reno to watch him burn

A travel blog entry by johnnynomad

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... definition of "wild dreams", along with her drug induced confusion might have lead to conviction in the majority of the lower 48 states. At that point I hit her with an "Adios Muchacha" like any kind Mexican would have done and went looking for my next ...

I'm the narrator and this is just the prologue!, New Orleans, United States travel blog

I'm the narrator and this is just the prologue!

A travel blog entry by johnnynomad

... we can call it ĘThe Johnny Nomad Experiment / The Creative Years." As of now I plan on spending the summer in New Orleans taking Spanish courses at the local university and getting back into playing music (spinning records). You can all follow along ...

St. 'Hot'gustine, New Orleans, United States travel blog

St. 'Hot'gustine

A travel blog entry by dnesossi

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... to be a tough push west.  Quick late-lunch in Tallahassee, energized toward Pensacola, then Mobile, through Biloxi at sunset and into New Orleans just before 10pm.  Temp was still at 92 when we got 14 feet below sea level in the Big ...

Happy Mardi Gras!, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Happy Mardi Gras!

A travel blog entry by 9lives

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... a more local spot – so we nipped in there before the typical lunch crowd to enjoy our first dozen raw oysters and a New Orleans Sampler of Etoufee, Jambalaya and beans and rice. The serving size was perfect and we really enjoyed it. Although we ...

New Orleans, New Orleans, United States travel blog

New Orleans

A travel blog entry by travelnerd

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New ...

Destination Attained... Cocaine Bengiets, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Destination Attained... Cocaine Bengiets

A travel blog entry by thespeck

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... Alton ‘BIG AL’ Carson. New Orleans native and icon, blues singer extraordinaire, last of the great traditional New Orleans musicians still performing on Bourbon Street, drawing fans to the Funky Pirate from all over the country and the world. ...

Major Moves, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Major Moves

A travel blog entry by danielwolfe

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... near Tulane University. He, a fledgling law student who dresses like a prominent law student, took us out to an unforgettable New Orleans restaurant. I don't remember the name. Having time to kill, we found a memorable bar nearby, whose name escapes ...

The Big Easy, New Orleans, United States travel blog

The Big Easy

A travel blog entry by kare1322

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... morning we woke up and went to Saint Charles St.  There we found the coolest cemetery we have ever been to.  Since New Orleans is so close to sea level all the cemeteries are above ground.  Kara took some great pictures of all the ...

Jambalaya crawfish pie and file gumbo, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Jambalaya crawfish pie and file gumbo

A travel blog entry by markturner

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... ;s great to be able to work hard in the mornings and indulge a bit during the day. We hit the road about lunchtime headed for New Orleans, a 5-hour drive that ended up being 6 and a half with traffic. We stopped along the way at Taco Bell, delicious but ...

Swamp tour, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Swamp tour

A travel blog entry by debandalan

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... is no such thing as Oh&S over here, it's almost 3rd world standard to some degree ... the amount of homeless men and women around New Orleans is disgusting and they are not afraid to come up and ask for money and smokes at times some of the streets we ...

Mardi Gras baby!! HEY MISTER, THROW ME SOMETHING!!, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Mardi Gras baby!! HEY MISTER, THROW ME SOMETHING!!

A travel blog entry by muzz_travelling

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... and I was in a cab, headed to the Airport, where I had a plane waiting to take me to Miami. News Articles: NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana: Mardi Gras revelers packed New Orleans Saturday as large crowds turned out to watch parades and fill the French Quarter in ...

And beyond some more..., San, United States travel blog

And beyond some more...

A travel blog entry by pads17

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... day we thought we would do one of the tours we seen advertised and went for the swamp tour. this was about 45mins outside of new orleans in the swamps which totally suround the city. on th way out the guy driving the bus was acting a bit like a tour ...

Congo Square, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Congo Square

A travel blog entry by jjband226

... and danced and sang. There was also a little chief and a Queen. They are very cool to see because they are such a New Orleans tradition, but only put on their costumes a certain number of times per year. For dinner, we went to this wonderful African ...

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