Chalet Basque

709 Colony Place, Metairie, Louisiana, 70003, United States | Hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Metairie

New Orleans Day 1

A travel blog entry by tpress29

5

... 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

3

... 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 ...

New Orleans adventure

A travel blog entry by ai_firestone

4

So I have officially given up counting the days- we do know however that we are over half way- and that before we know it we will be arriving back in New Zealand. Still - 5 weeks remains before that! Next I would like to say that New Orleans is amazing. Anyone who is considering a trip to the states should definitely consider this beautiful city with so much ...

Taking Care Of Business In Museums

A travel blog entry by livinthedream13

70

... the swamp and bumped into another, he kept saying this one is lazy, he took his hat of and sun glasses and jumped in the water with some chicken in his pocket. He then let the Gator swim up to him and he fed it some chicken, then this bit was nuts, he got a marshmallow which they call swamp crack because the creatures cant get enough of it, put it in his teeth and let the massive alligator swim up and take it from his mouth, bear in mind these arnt trained, there wild ...

New Orleans

A travel blog entry by abimartin

8

... menu so you could order food & drink at any point during the film. The next morning we were out of there. The taxi company didn't seem to want to send us a cab so we managed to hail one down. When we got to the train station the guy asked if it would be ok to drop us at the front (instead of right outside) and he wouldn't charge us. Rather suspicious especially as right outside the station was the sheriff but anything free is good to ...

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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