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... him out to show us - it's hair was sparse but very coarse and it squealed like anything. Then we went inside the office to the aquarium where they keep baby alligators - we were able to hold one which was really great.
We stopped at a seafood café for lunch and ate alligator to get into the spirit of things!
Friday afternoon was the highlight for Mason - the NBA Allstars Jam Session. If you're anything like I was this would be totally meaningless but I ...
... and the subject of gumbo came up; I said I had almost gone over there after they retired for the night and checked to see if there was anything left in the pot. What could the poor guy do but offer us a taste? That taste turned into a container enough for 2 meals! Incidentally, their version of gumbo is Cajun-style...includes smoked pork, hen, sausage, the usual seasonings/onions/peppers, and hard-boiled eggs.
We wanted to get ...
... such a bad thing I had an early night. Still a little bit of a let-down as I really wanted to see that place get CRAZY. My travel tip for New Orleans? Don't go alone. I enjoyed it, for certain. There is so much to see, but at night? It's a city that screams for someone to throw an arm around and share a drink with. Just how that place should be treated. I won't go back there again, unless I go with someone. I think it will be that ...
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Got on the tour bus and went back to Jackson Square so that we could visit the museum with that had the Katrina exhibit, but it was closed for a private event. Ate lunch at the World famous Gumbo Pot, Matt had the shrimp platter and I had the jambalaya, both very tasty. Did a little more shopping on our way back to the hotel, had my first Praline...holy cow, nothing like I thought they ...
(Jon's bit now - my bit will take the same time to type as Anne's 5 pages)
On the first night, after dinner, we were strolling along Bourbon St, looking for a bar, and some music, We found a cafe, where a 3 piece jazz band (trumpet/singer, bass & guitar) was playing. They were good, but I wanted blues. We stayed for about 3 songs and moved on. Walked about 2 blocks through the sights and smells that Anne mentioned above and came to the Sing Sing ...
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