Travel Blogs from New Orleans, United States

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Mardi Gras in Nawlins!, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Mardi Gras in Nawlins!

A travel blog entry by maz360

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... me though, big mistake. I thought it was just a rum and coke. Sampling the 'Hand Grenade' the following night, marketed as New Orleans' strongest drink and a lurid green sickly sweet combination, was an even bigger mistake. I needed a few days to recover ...

New Orleans.. not so new.., New Orleans, United States travel blog

New Orleans.. not so new..

A travel blog entry by linleybarrett

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... . Sorry, biggish post. We hit the road to New Orleans and checked into our awesome crusty old full of character hotel. But New Orleans is like that everywhere.     We then jumped on the steam boat and rode the MIGHTY Mississippi.  ...

New Orleans, New Orleans, United States travel blog

New Orleans

A travel blog entry by loupsvoyagent

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... mieux. A propos de Disney un deuxième bon filme après Wall-E c’est la princesse et la grenouille; ça se passe à New Orleans , une princesse noire, avec musique, voo doo et tout le kit. A voir. Malheureusement nous ne restons pas longtemps car ...

The forgotten city, New Orleans, United States travel blog

The forgotten city

A travel blog entry by neilandamy

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... being open but we had to keep on driving. It got steadily worse as we passed fields of caravans where the people of new orleans obviously lived now. Well after finding the campsite and seeing it was closed we decided to forget looking and head back into ...

30th July - On the road again, New Orleans, United States travel blog

30th July - On the road again

A travel blog entry by harmer56

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... and refused to move. David and I were repeatedly told 'leave me, you guys go on ahead'. 'Oh yeah, leaving you in a gutter in New Orleans sounds like a logical thing to do!' hahaha. We eventually dragged her back to her room but I have been a bastard and ...

Walking, Talking and Tarot cards!, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Walking, Talking and Tarot cards!

A travel blog entry by katie_garnham

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... "awesome" and it showed as I woke at 11.30am this morning.... after a quick shower Shelley and I took the time to explore New Orleans during the day.... it feels much safer in the daylight and was full of hustle and bustle, similar to I guess London.... ...

Out of the frying pan....., New Orleans, United States travel blog

Out of the frying pan.....

A travel blog entry by loxias

... on a bench for a bit, where there was someone listening to radio.  They announced (at 11:30am) that the temperature in New Orleans had hit 104 degrees, with a 91% humidity rate (I'm never entirely sure what this percentage actually means, but it was ...

Laissez Les Bon Temps Roulez, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Laissez Les Bon Temps Roulez

A travel blog entry by rachandstu

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... Pitt’s much criticized ‘Make it Right’ houses which, although not in keeping with the traditional style of New Orleans architecture, were stylish in their own way and were providing homes for people who had decided to return to the ...

Bourbon Street on a Friday, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Bourbon Street on a Friday

A travel blog entry by tomsmidlife

... fighting on the steps of a cathedral but when he persisted, what could I do? I delivered a 'coup de grace' (hey, its New Orleans, French phrases are indicated) and wiped him on the steps. Hopefully I will be forgiven, but rather than retreating to the ...

A look back--Trip Summary, New Orleans, United States travel blog

A look back--Trip Summary

A travel blog entry by drpaultravel

... as they knew it. The new is alive. The new is energized. The new is young and in the process of forming. The new is knowledgable, and knows a better life not only exists, but is possible. I will forever remember the many frustrations--from buying ...

Day 17 - New Orleans, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Day 17 - New Orleans

A travel blog entry by kathy.63

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... to be a long day for some. This is Madge's final post of the evening  'Pope I but too ma y of me a f the GATT up'. Once again, if anyone can offer a translation, I would like to know. I hope she has gone to bed. New Orleans is not safe.  ...

Pulled Pork and Gas, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Pulled Pork and Gas

A travel blog entry by michellendave

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... neighborhoods, a well kept resort area. We continued on the back roads and across Alabama and Mississippi before rolling into New Orleans. It was raining heavily and we were dripping when we checked into our nice hotel. The weather prevented us from ...

The Big Easy, New Orleans, United States travel blog

The Big Easy

A travel blog entry by andrea.adrian

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... eine tolle Zeit. Unser Hotel war im French Quarter, wir konnten also alles zu Fuss erkunden und auch das Nightlife geniessen. In New Orleans geht wirklich (wieder) die Post ab. Es ist auch der einzige Ort in Amerika, wo man in aller Oeffentlichkeit mit ...

Who Dat?!?, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Who Dat?!?

A travel blog entry by anaboat

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Wednesday, February 15th, 2012 THE PARADES BEGIN!  In fact, Mardi Gras parades started January 6th this year which is well before Fat Tuesday on February 21st. And it doesn't matter who you are, where you're from, or how many times you've already ...

New Orleans, New Orleans, United States travel blog

New Orleans

A travel blog entry by barratt

... , except cleaner, cooler and much better live music. In fact the atmosphere is much more relaxed and less oppressive. (I prefer New Orleans.) Downtown is really cool and clean but I shouldn't have missed that bus when I could have seen more ...

The Big Easy, New Orleans, United States travel blog

The Big Easy

A travel blog entry by lizandgerry

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New Orleans.....well, we've been here, done "dat", and bought the t-shirt (2 actually). Its not like we don't do our fair share of partaking in the occaisional beverage but this town takes it to a new level. Bourbon Street is definitely a place to give ...

The Big Easy, New Orleans, United States travel blog

The Big Easy

A travel blog entry by bondies

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We left Nashville on Sunday morning and headed West and then South towards New Orleans. We passed Mephis and headed South into Mississippi. All we really saw of the state were the welcome centre where the woman was extremely excited to get our home town ...

The end is nigh...., New Orleans, United States travel blog

The end is nigh....

A travel blog entry by loxias

... up at 7pm and headed off for a meal.  After dinner we went to the Old French Market coffee shop to sample some traditional New Orleans Beignets (fried doughnuts to the rest of us).  Very nice they were too, despite me nearly choking on the icing ...

Live Music & Madness in New Orleans, LA, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Live Music & Madness in New Orleans, LA

A travel blog entry by traceourtracks

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... a few good places for food & ended up in a little independent place in the French Quarter, enjoying the famous New Orleans cuisine, comprising jambalaya, rice and beans & gumbo! It was truly delicious! And with a stomach full ...

New Orleans...N'awlins.....The Big Easy, New Orleans, United States travel blog

New Orleans...N'awlins.....The Big Easy

A travel blog entry by mikeandtrace

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... can tell you about the girls that @*&%$£@*&%£%%$£^ with a *&^$£$$££% and then they £%&^%(&^@ after *&^%$*%£$%....New Orleans has a very sleazy side to it. Or maybe you’d like to find out about how unbelievably ...

Initial response.  Flame away., New Orleans, United States travel blog

Initial response. Flame away.

A travel blog entry by cmj

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... but without the heated and air-conditioned FEMA trailers parked on the curbs. Chiang Mai, Thailand, with a population roughly the size of New Orleans, had two flash floods this fall as deep as the waters here that each lasted days. I remember the Thai's ...

LIVE, New Orleans, United States travel blog

LIVE

A travel blog entry by transformers

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WE BELIEVE in the Resurrection and the Life; therefore, we love and serve as we LIVE in him. Whew! What a day it's been. We’re extremely busy all day, and enjoying every minute of it! Now, before I go on, I must apologize if any of these blogs ...

Jazz Fest 2012, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Jazz Fest 2012

A travel blog entry by markturner

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Today was Jazz Fest day – it was the day I was meant to see John Mayer play live in New Orleans but due to his uncontrollable illnesses he wasn’t able to attend. All that aside the lineup was going to be sensational! We got ourselves ready and ...

Toilet #2, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Toilet #2

A travel blog entry by anaboat

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... nbsp; The inappropriately named dish, Jewish Coonass, was delicious. It was New York Jewish inspired meal meets New Orleans: a stack of potato latkes covered with sauteed spinach, easy-over eggs, and crawfish etouffee. DELISH! Etouffee ...

Nawlins', New Orleans, United States travel blog

Nawlins'

A travel blog entry by gra8ful

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... , tons of Caterpillar machines everywhere working.  I can't even imagine what it was like immediately after. We arrived in New Orleans early evening and hit the French Quarter.  The area was quaint and adorable as always imagined but much ...

Ein Tag im Garden District, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Ein Tag im Garden District

A travel blog entry by katrin_on_tour

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... sind sehr glücklich mit der Bistro-Karte und unserer Pasta mit Langusten. Schließlich endet der Abend typisch für New Orleans mit live Musik. Es spielt eine Cajun Band und dingt dazu in einer gemixten Sprache, die wohl noch am ehesten ...

MLK Elementary, New Orleans, United States travel blog

MLK Elementary

A travel blog entry by cmj

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Today we launched a school exchange program. We left from our home at St. Mary's School of the Angels and went to the lower 9th's MLK elementary school to begin the cleanup. The school board had made no effort to initiate the cleanup and rebuilding, ...

Njyy Oorliins, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Njyy Oorliins

A travel blog entry by rubberduck77

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... kulkea taksilla edestakaiset matkat motellin ja keskustan välillä. Ajomatka sujui hyvin, fiilikset oli taas mukavasti nousemassa tulevan New Orleans viikonlopun ja Halloweenin ansiosta. Noooh, sehän oli sitten 17 mailia ennen perille pääsyä, kun ...

Wednesday Night Racing on Lake Ponchartrain, LA, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Wednesday Night Racing on Lake Ponchartrain, LA

A travel blog entry by jennydavey

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... ; he teaches grade 8 and 9 History at a private boys’ school. Mike is originally from Chicago but goes to school in New Orleans – he’s a rabid Blackhawks fan and we had spirited hockey talk with him – we got in a few laughs about ...

The Big Easy, New Orleans, United States travel blog

The Big Easy

A travel blog entry by kellyjohn

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... Du Monde, where we were awed by their famed beignet and cafe au lait. Saturday was perhaps our most authentic New Orleans experience.  We attended the 12th Annual Freret Street Block Party, a colorful uptown neighborhood event with an abudance of ...

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