Travel Blogs from New Orleans, United States

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Saturday Night's Alright (For Music), New Orleans, United States travel blog

Saturday Night's Alright (For Music)

A travel blog entry by dellek

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... Quarter. The museum, founded in 1950, is just what the name implies. In 1823 the first licensed pharmacist in the United States, Louis J. Dufilho, Jr., opened an apothecary shop here. The Creole-style town house doubled as his home, and he cultivated ...

New Orleans _Houston_Home, New Orleans, United States travel blog

New Orleans _Houston_Home

A travel blog entry by jjndotr

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French quarter, New Orleans, United States travel blog

French quarter

A travel blog entry by leeroy_jenkins

I met up with my contiki group at our hotel & we headed straight into action, last night we went on a Paddle boat cruise on the missisipi river & then out to bourbon street to try the local specialties. Today I went down to the riverside area & walked ...

Onward to New Orleans, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Onward to New Orleans

A travel blog entry by whatboundaries

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... The lunch plan for today is Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville on the outside porch for shrimp po' boy's and boat drinks to people-watch. New Orleans is a great city for doing that! Tomorrow we'll be standing in line for Galatoire's -- will share ...

Takin' it to Church, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Takin' it to Church

A travel blog entry by leinadw

    Church down here is something else. I just got out of Sunday services at the First United Methodist Church in Central City New Orleans. I was the only white guy in the entire congregation. Talk about an experience.      The first thing that ...

Creole Country, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Creole Country

A travel blog entry by jillandethan

We woke up early, packed up our tent and car, and took to the road for New Orleans. We drove through Mississippi and stopped only for lunch at Cracker Barrel, a common Southern slow food chain. We arrived in Nawlins (as it is pronounced here) around 3pm ...

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 ...

New Orleans

New Orleans "Let the good times roll" Part II

A travel blog entry by beaky

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... the Dead'. The reason these 'cities' grew up is due to the combination of Roman Catholics burying not cremating their dead and New Orleans location with such a high water table. This meant that early graves dug into the ground in the traditional way would ...

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 ...

Voodoo Festival!, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Voodoo Festival!

A travel blog entry by morada2007

I got a palm reading/had my future read (all good, fortunately), bought some voodoo dolls and some masks in proper Nahleans fashion.  This is absolutely one of the most beautiful U.S. cities I've ever been to.  Hot as hell, though. Yeah, I'm ...

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