Chalet Basque

Address: 709 Colony Place, Metairie, Louisiana, 70003, United States | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located on 709 Colony Place, Metairie, is near Old River Road Plantation Adventure, Maple Leaf Bar, Longue Vue House and Gardens, and Lovejoy Day Spa & Shop.
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Travel Blogs from Metairie

We're going to Jackson...

A travel blog entry by kerryl85 on Aug 11, 2014

... anyone with more money than they know what to do with would do, shop, throw parties and collect lots of slaves. One particular night, a rather extravagant party was being held in the ballrooms of the house. The who's who of New Orleans and the surrounding area were in attendance and the party was in full swing. Suddenly, in the attaching, smaller building, a fire broke out in the kitchens. Naturally, the guests were evacuated into the street outside (with drinks ...

French Market and a Tarot reading

A travel blog entry by andrewcockerill on Jun 11, 2014

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... area that has been a market for the best part of 100 years.
After a bit of time wandering the market, we crossed the street to have a look at some other local businesses. Bec went into a Voodoo/Tarot place and got talking to the operators and decided to have her first Tarot reading. This excited me no end, so I went for a stroll up to Frenchman street to kill the next 15 minutes. When I came back, she ...

DAY 34 - NEW ORLEANS

A travel blog entry by casrobusa on May 28, 2014

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... is above ground due to the fact that New Orleans is below sea level and so if they dig more than six feet they hit water. The tombs can hold many family members - the bodies are put in pine boxes which breakdown with the bodies quite quickly - when another family member is to be placed in the tomb the marble slab is removed, brick wall knocked out and the remains scooped into a plastic bag, sealed and dropped to the bottom of ...

New Orleans Day 1

A travel blog entry by tpress29 on May 01, 2014

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... I found a seat and a clean table and sat down. An Asian waitress approached me. I looked around, all the waitresses were Asian. A famous French cafe in the heart of southern USA, nothing authentic about Asian waitresses. I order from the limited menu. Coffee and the French pastries; They came in 3s. Almost as soon as she left, she was back again with my order. I didn't tend to carry too much cash on me so I handed her my card. No good, cash only. I look ...

Vicksburg to New Orleans.

A travel blog entry by tpress29 on Apr 30, 2014

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... a new waterway, just filled it with silt and sludge. Rapid and unexpected changes in river water levels ended up causing the project to be abandoned. Vicksburg would have to be taken by force.

The site of the canal was obviously across the river, under the freeway. I followed the signs and up a narrow road that was once a highway, I found what was left of the canal. Really it just looks like a long irrigation ditch. It being long since filled with earth ...

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