Brent House Hotel & Conference Center
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
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... area that was worst affected especially as even almost a decade on many houses are left as ruins as people have chosen not to come back to the area. On some of the abandoned houses you could see numbers sprayed on by rescue workers to show which houses had been searched. The numbers referred to the number of bodies found. The tour then went on to show how things are finally getting better with more investment in the area, including brand new houses built under the ...
... table of 6. Can't remember the girl on the left's name but she only got married last Saturday and she and her husband are doing the tour for their honeymoon. The girl in pink is Tammy. We seem to have hit it off quite well and have been shopping.
This was the view of New Orleans as we sailed down river.
We passed boats, barges and ships along the ...
... So in the areas closest to the lake the damage was extensive but in other areas the water just gradually rose. Almost 8 years after Katrina the most obvious affects are still seen in some of the poorest districts like the Upper and Lower Ninth wards, some only 2 blocks from the breaches. Most of the homes are the so called 'shot-gun' architecture, simple long houses, one room wide with no hallways. Of this housing style it is said you could shot a chicken out in the backyard ...
During the concert our energy definately began to flag and we left early to get a bite and go back to the room. Caroline had a po-boy from Ninja Something or Other that had carrots, steak and zuchinni on it. I had a couple of Boudin Balls that are best described as pulled pork mixed with rice, formed in a ball and deep fried and then served with a spicy mayo. We ate and walked back to the DoubleTree where I soon fell asleep while Caroline watched Hell's Kitchen.
... in payment. I know Mardi Gras gets a lot raunchier than this for some folks, but for me the high-spirited (pun?) interactions were a sustained peak experience I could never have planned for.
And when it was all over it was back to my skirted bike ride home through the booming parades and cheering crowds throughout New Orleans .
Oh! I think the canoes are coming! Time to leave the leeward ...