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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... or a jazz club. Ted and I decided to catch up with the locals so we went to a few pubs which were surprisingly busy for a Sunday night. Before heading back to the hotel, we stopped at a local outdoor courtyard where a jazz band was playing and they served beignets (basically a deep fried donut covered in powdered sugar). Authentic New Orleans evening!
Today was our first full day in New Orleans, so we planned to do a walking tour. Three things I love ...
... to allow for contingencies and arrive with about half an hour to spare so that I can figure out which gate we have to be at and get some coffee without having to run or rush.
So this morning, we have to check out of the hotel, get back our cash deposit, put petrol in the car, get to the car rental drop-off at the international terminal of the airport, return the car and have it checked over, get from that terminal by shuttle to the domestic ...
... night to maximise our comfort. Finding East on the iPhone lets us know where the Sun is going to rise in the morning and therefore allows us to specifically calculate the optimum non-roasting position to park. Put simply, park to the West of anything that will provide shade. A quick assessment of the prevailing wind direction and a slight angling of Bruce maximises natural ventilation through him. Sorted. Sort of...
... invited us to dinner at their house.. sounds a bit dodgy yes.. but we had to go and find out!! What a hoot - she is one of the first Queens of the Mardi Gras.. meaning she walks at the front of the parade all day fully dressed up to the 9's.. she put on her hot pink feather number and stephen shot her… pretty surreal experience.. TV blaring with wrestling on… their band cd blaring from the other room and us eating sausage, beens ...
... and we guessed they might be true judging by the packed tables and the queue that snaked its way around the building! We got into the queue, enjoying listening to the jazz that people on the street were playing, and actually had lucked out into joining the takeaway line, so it didn’t take too long before we were being served. The counter was manic, and there was a line of people in the background frantically forming the little dough square and chucking them ...