Travel Blogs from New Orleans, United States

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down came the rain..., New Orleans, United States travel blog

down came the rain...

A travel blog entry by cheeksmo

... away from where I am staying (2-3 miles they said) and everyone says that you should not walk much of anywhere in New Orleans. As I learned today, the whole environment lends itself to a bit of lawlessness, especially against vulnerable tourists. But we ...

Easter: beads and all!, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Easter: beads and all!

A travel blog entry by dellek

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... campground seemed to be busy as we got dressed to go in to town to catch one of the many parades taking place throughout New Orleans. I heard a few times of plans for egg hunts and  that older siblings needed to help distract younger ones so the ...

The Deep South, New Orleans, United States travel blog

The Deep South

A travel blog entry by rtwexplorer

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... of Cajun cooking and dishes like gumbo, crawfish tails, catfish and jambalaya were amazing. Needless to say, we didn't go hungry in New Orleans. On arriving we found our hotel right in the middle of the French Quarter, the historic centre of the city. ...

I've been singing Jimi Hendrix in my head all day., New Orleans, United States travel blog

I've been singing Jimi Hendrix in my head all day.

A travel blog entry by stilesandderek

... it here. It's such a nice change of pace from the really 'outdoorsy' side to our trip so far. Dallas was just a layover, so New Orleans was the first 'city' trip since we left San Francisco. I'm tired so I'm going to go to bed now. Hopefully Derek won't ...

Alligators!!, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Alligators!!

A travel blog entry by katie_garnham

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Hey Y'all!! Welcome to New Orleans!!!  Arrived here this afternoon and went straight to Honey Island where we got a boat that toured the swamp..... lots of alligators that were fed.... wait for it.... hot dogs and marshmallow's!!  To be ...

Travel, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Travel

A travel blog entry by bdgj

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The long journey..., New Orleans, United States travel blog

The long journey...

A travel blog entry by jjband226

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... be switching roommates each week in order to get to know everyone better and experience different viewpoints. Today we are getting a tour of new orleans. On the drive in, we saw some of the wreckage and the bridge makes you feel like you are in the ocean ...

Los Estados Unidos!!!, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Los Estados Unidos!!!

A travel blog entry by johnnynomad

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... of a place New Orleans is. Of all the places I have been in my travels very few places can compare to the charm that New Orleans has. It was interesting to come home after almost 3 months away from the Katrina aftermath. The city is still shell shocked. ...

Return to USA, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Return to USA

A travel blog entry by bringol

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14 July 2009 We arrived at the Armstrong International Airport, New Orleans, LA at 2030 hours after a grueling 27 hour trip from Bangkok.  Scott and Monique met us in the airport baggage claim area.  We recovered our baggage then Monique drove ...

A Special Cinco de Mayo, New Orleans, United States travel blog

A Special Cinco de Mayo

A travel blog entry by jennydavey

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... tunes. Moondance, Paint it Black, Piano Man, Me and Bobby McGee, Son of a Preacher Man, and a handful of local Louisiana classics new and old that we didn’t know, but some patrons sang along with her. People came and went from the piano, singing ...

New Orleans, New Orleans, United States travel blog

New Orleans

A travel blog entry by paulhand33

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Arrived in New Orleans the weekend of the Voodoo Music festival - the city's biggest few days of the year with the exception of Mardi Gras. Made it out to see for the last day of the festival to see great acts, among them REM. However, my musical ...

The Big Easy, jazzy times!, New Orleans, United States travel blog

The Big Easy, jazzy times!

A travel blog entry by marie-line

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... than in South America, from always being able to flag down busses from weherever in the streets, to a limited and unclear system. Although New Orleans seemed to be the city where the most bikes were used that I ever saw in the States... In San Francisco ...

Starting Work-Original Big 7, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Starting Work-Original Big 7

A travel blog entry by jjband226

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Monday we started our internships! Chris and I did not have to arrive until 10am which allowed us to sleep in a little bit. We got there and met Ed Buckner who is the man who created the Porch community organization for the 7th ward. We spent an hour ...

Beignets + pétrole + Voodoo = Grosse migraine !, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Beignets + pétrole + Voodoo = Grosse migraine !

A travel blog entry by roadtripusa2010

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... was in New Orleans, 'Cause I can see it in my dreams, Arm-in-arm down Burgundy, A bottle and my friends and me New Orleans, I'll be there" I wish I was in New Orleans, Tom Waits Après avoir suivi l'impressionnant Mississipi (peut-être dix fois la Seine ...

Day15- “Bourbon Street, Bourbon Street part2, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Day15- “Bourbon Street, Bourbon Street part2

A travel blog entry by tampere-usa

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Toni: Not that much to say (except for the obvious hangover, I`ll just let the pictures speak for ...

Onze dag en nacht in NOLA, New Orleans, Verenigde Staten travel blog

Onze dag en nacht in NOLA

A travel blog entry by magoutski

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De dag begonnen met te verhuizen van hotel. Voor onze maatstaven zitten we nu in een poepchic hotel, SpringHill Suites (deel van Marriott). Dan zijn we vertrokken richting French Quarter. We zijn gaan eten bij Johnny's Po-Boys. Po-Boys zijn iets typisch ...

Exploring the French Quarter, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Exploring the French Quarter

A travel blog entry by jillandethan

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... us these days), breakfast(bagels and muffins - a big improvement from our Atlanta hostel's donuts), and started out to explore New Orleans' French Quarter. Unfortunately, it was raining as we started out, but it didn't last all day, thank goodness. We ...

Happy 4th of july!, New Orleans, Verenigde Staten travel blog

Happy 4th of july!

A travel blog entry by magoutski

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... een hele block om binnen te kunnen maar het ging uiteindelijk redelijk vlot. Tijdens het wachten konden we de sfeer van new orleans opsnuiven (en zien passeren)! Van verziekte lamborgini's (geel met paarse camo) naar zatte vadsige bomma's achterop een ...

Another day down South, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Another day down South

A travel blog entry by sinclairda

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THE PLAN Staying at: Hotel St Marie, New Orleans Might go into the swamps... depends if we can get a babysitter. Hire a car... THE REALITY We wake at 9am - fortunately all the time zone changes mean that George is sleeping a bit later. David ...

N'awlinz, New Orleans, United States travel blog

N'awlinz

A travel blog entry by leinadw

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... makeshift co-op for a few nights I found myself a volunteer position with United Saints over in mid-city New Orleans working out of the United Methodist First Street Peck Wesley Church.     Volunteering there was a great, and interesting, ...

Jumbalaya Jamboree, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Jumbalaya Jamboree

A travel blog entry by transformers

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... Big CIty Park here in the heart of New Orleans. After work we spend the remainder of the day together walking around downtown New Orleans and browsing through some shops. It was a great day of group bonding and muscle building.  ...

Our last day in New Orleans, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Our last day in New Orleans

A travel blog entry by nic216

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... as the vibe is so much better today than the first day we arrived, we wander home meeting up some some locals and swamp thing along the way to be greeted as always by the fantastic staff at our hotel. A great day in New Orleans, now I want to come back ...

Quick Update, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Quick Update

A travel blog entry by nic216

Thanks everyone for all the comments on our blog, we are having a great time! I know I am a bit behind with the updates but wifi in NY was hard to come by, could not get it at our motel (our dearest accommodation yet with the least service) so had to ...

Day 25:  New Orleans...our last stop!, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Day 25: New Orleans...our last stop!

A travel blog entry by tieken

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We left Florida this morning and took the scenic route to Louisiana. We arrived in New Orleans about 4:30 PM. Tai and Charlene were about an hour behind us, so after checking in to The Hotel Provincial, we waited for them in the lobby bar. As with every ...

Louisiana - America's Wetlands, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Louisiana - America's Wetlands

A travel blog entry by cliff-n-chris

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... .  We also saw the Habitat for Humanity Musician's Village where the houses are painted bright colours in the Creole style. New Orleans has many different styles of architecture.  It's a city that you should fly into, stay Downtown, and walk ...

Day 16 – The Day After Celebrations, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Day 16 – The Day After Celebrations

A travel blog entry by tampere-usa

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... was old hit song of Journey's, 'Don’t stop believing’. So today was basically spent in the Audubon Zoo, just wandering around in the tropical climate of New Orleans. In the evening we had local delicates in the restaurant in French ...

GHOSTS AND VAMPIRES!!!, New Orleans, United States travel blog

GHOSTS AND VAMPIRES!!!

A travel blog entry by stilesandderek

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Okay so Derek swears it was my shadow, but IT WAS TOTALLY A VAMPIRE GHOST! Basically we drove all day then dropped our stuff at the hotel then went on a tour and heard ghost stories and vampire stories and it was epic! Now we're about to eat beignets and ...

First trip staying in the French Quarter, New Orleans, United States travel blog

First trip staying in the French Quarter

A travel blog entry by whatmeow

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... , just a few random light showers one day, otherwise it stayed dry.  That was nice since the last time we were in New Orleans it DOWNPOURED quite a bit.  We wandered around a little bit after dinner and a little gambling, and on our way back to ...

Support The Lower 9th Ward!, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Support The Lower 9th Ward!

A travel blog entry by nearhelsinki

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... thing they’re doing there.              http://www.lower9thwardvillage.org/new/             It’s a few hours, but once ...

Damnit, Kuntz!, New Orleans, United States travel blog

Damnit, Kuntz!

A travel blog entry by nearhelsinki

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... .  We too notice how people get away with it, sitting somewhere in the background to listen, then skirting away just as a new songs starts, avoiding eye contact, not dropping even a dime in the bucket.  He takes it in stride, but sarcastically ...

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