Comfort Inn & Suites Slidell
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... there. After dropping Sandy off, we headed to downtown NO which was about a 25 minute ride. We travelled over Lake Pontchartrain which is a giant lake which separates NO from the mainland. It is huge.
Once we got there, we found plenty of places to park and not bad price wise either. Our first stop was for Chickory coffee and Beignets at Café Beignet.....absolutely delicious. It's almost like a fried dough that we ...
... the twisted boughs of 200 year old oak trees. Onwards to Plaza D Armas where an alto sax player stood sweating in the heat, practising scales very quickly, sometimes - only sometimes - melodically. To the sacrosanct silence of St. Louis Cathedral where we sat for a moment obeying the signs to "Please maintain an atmosphere of reverence." To St Louis Cemetery No 1 to pay our respects to voodoo master Dr John and his protege Madame Laveau. In accordance ...
... day resting and relaxing around the hotel, and this gave me a free pass to wander for the day.
I chose to wander to the WW2 museum. This was only about a 10 minute street car ride to Lee Circle, a giant roundabout that encircles a column atop which is a statue of Confederate General and all round still very well respected Robert E Lee.
The museum is only about a block from the circle, a good thing given the humidity.
I had narrowly ...
... and happy folk, it relaxed. Our Forst music stop was at the waterfront stage as a great group called Orta was setting up. They were about 7 or 8 of them, led by guitar, with heavy percussion... Bongos, keyboard, bass. Their style was almost Brazilian, with great danceable beat. Great music at a great location, right on the banks of the Mississippi. At one point a steamboat chugged by just to fulfill the scene! While there we chatted with a couple of lovely local guys ...
... shot in Louisiana. Our first break of the day was at the Wallmart shop in Jackson, Mississippi which was about 2 hours away from Memphis. Everyone was looking for fancy dress costumes for the leaving party tonight in Wallmart although not many actually found much to use. Jake and I just wandered around for the 40 minutes we had to spare, all Wallmarts are huge stores with a ridiculous amount of stock in them so there's always plenty to look at. From here we drove to Louisiana where ...