Lafitte Guest House
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... their freedom. Today there is a drumming group there and a lady comes over to welcome us and talk about the significance of Congo Square. Their drumming group are gathered here today to play their music and they come from all over. None of them have played together before but are carrying on the traditions of Congo Square. She also tells us that we are sitting under the Ancestor Tree which is over 400 years old. This tree that shades us today is the very same ...
... cuisine for cheap. Evan had jambalaya and I had a beef po'boy. They were both so good! And huge too. At the cathedral there was a jazz band playing. We sat on a bench for awhile listening and enjoying the moment. Across from the St. Louis Cathedral is Cafe Du Monde. This is what I was most excited about in New Orleans. I got a coffee and beignets. SOOO GOOD!! I'd eat them everyday if I lived ...
... the commentary was very interesting.
I got chatting to a couple of ladies on the boat, as one had a Holland America bag, so I asked which cruise she'd been on and she said it was one to Alaska.
When we came back to the dock with these ladies, we went for a rather nice frozen Daquiri then caught the bus home around 6pm.
Not sure what's on the agenda tomorrow. ...
... we were finally here. We got to the hotel, which was in the French Quarter and a block off of Bourbon Street, dropped our stuff off and quickly changed before we went to grab a quick dinner. Thankfully New Orleans allows bars to have 24 hour liqueur licensees so we didn't have to rush too much but it was about 11 so we wanted to start soon. For the first night we decided to stay on Bourbon street and just experience what it ...
... used in the filming of Django Unchained.
LAURA : A CREOLE PLANTATION
Our tour of the Laura Plantation was a bit more interesting than Oak Alley. Our guide was a fat Jonah Hill look alike and he made the tour factual but funny and laidback at the same time. Formerly the Duparc Plantation, Laura was renamed after one of the past owners (the 4th mistress to be exact) of the plantation. It was built on 1805 and is one of the only plantations with ...