Travel Blogs from New Orleans, United States

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New Orleans, LA, New Orleans, United States travel blog

New Orleans, LA

A travel blog entry by shaneandsam

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... risk of decapitation, and took our first greyhound bus. Wasn't too bad, apart from the occasional crazy muttering to themselves.   New Orelans is the most diverse and lively place we've been to. Glad to see them recovering from Hurricane Katrina. ...

New Orleans...Bourbon St, Plantations and Voodoo, New Orleans, United States travel blog

New Orleans...Bourbon St, Plantations and Voodoo

A travel blog entry by tonestar

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... the hurricane hit, many feet high. It's just incredible to think how that would have looked. So it was a very interesting time in New Orleans. I saw beautiful places and just enjoyed the vibe of the city and the people in it. It is such a unique place ...

salimos, New Orleans, United States travel blog

salimos

A travel blog entry by ariteo

day ...

Kid in a candy store, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Kid in a candy store

A travel blog entry by markturner

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... after a load of washing we headed into the heart of the French Quarter to begin our day. We bought tickets to the Natchez New Orleans Steamboat, an original diesel/steam powered boat, one of the last left on the Mississippi River. Out cue to board the ...

The rains are 'ere, New Orleans, United States travel blog

The rains are 'ere

A travel blog entry by rama0999

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... beaming 38 degrees celcius and sunny to 29 degrees, pouring rain and thunderstorms. You can definitely tell that a place like New Orleans would be devastated by a hurricane as there is water all around it. Getting a taxi was difficult as visibilty ...

Mucking, New Orleans - St. Bernard Parish, United States travel blog

Mucking

A travel blog entry by istanbul07

After a couple of days interacting with some children who survived the disaster, I rejoined my original group for some heavy duty ...

Day 16, 17 & 18: New Orleans, Louisiana, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Day 16, 17 & 18: New Orleans, Louisiana

A travel blog entry by sschwaiger

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... , not a good time for a toilet stop which was unfortunate for Daniel.   Neither Matt or I recall booking our accommodation in New Orleans, but we managed to pick a good one. Great location in the French Quarter - not on Bourbon Street, which now ...

The Deep South, New Orleans, United States travel blog

The Deep South

A travel blog entry by johnsjourneys

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... head off for the East Coast.  We crossed to the mainland and then had second thoughts – perhaps we should give New Orleans a second chance.  We returned by way of the 'longest viaduct in the world', across Lake Pontchartrain, 23.5 miles ...

An Oasis of Hospitality in an Unfriendly Region, New Orleans, United States travel blog

An Oasis of Hospitality in an Unfriendly Region

A travel blog entry by johnsjourneys

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... next to the river, then went to enquire about a river cruise. The cruises were all too expensive so we decided again to leave New Orleans after a quick drink at the Seven Seas Bar.  While we were there we met Bin and had a drink with him.  He ...

The Mississippi; 'miskedas' & music in New Orleans, New Orleans, United States travel blog

The Mississippi; 'miskedas' & music in New Orleans

A travel blog entry by mark_kate

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... one day doing a swamp tour which was really cool. We headed off on a little boat and a very good guide with a hilarious New Orleans accent. We saw some of the debris from Katrina as there were still fridges and couches and other household items stuck ...

Thursday and Friday 29/30 July, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Thursday and Friday 29/30 July

A travel blog entry by laurenmckowen

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... cool place is virtually impossible, you even sweat in the shade!!!!! We did some laundry, ate some pasta and pesto and then made some new friends, and Dutch guy and an Italian one, more our age and was good to chat to older people again, a little tired ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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