Cotton Exchange Hotel
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... Legba embodied many elements. He understood deceit, had a wicked sense of humour, was often defiant of law and enjoyed the pleasures of a heightened sexuality. Legba was also the god of communication and spiritual language; the gatekeeper between the realms of man and gods. His sign is the Yoruba Cross. The new world interpretation of the Yoruba Cross was the crossroads. Black cultural superstition coagulated with white paranoia, and a long fearful history ...
... temperature is around 33 already and the humidity is really high.
We were taken around some of the places that had been devastated by Hurricane Katrina. A lot of the city has been re-built and all the locals say that its one of the best things that could have happened in the long run as it is now a much nicer place.
This is one of the lovely houses that survived.
We had the Old River Plantation and Swamp Tour combo booked in for the all day event. We got picked up by our gentle old driver at 7:20am on the corner of Royal Street & St Ann's. It was good being up so early as we got to see the aftermath of Bourbon Street before the cleaners had done their jobs.
Of our tour group 14 of us were australians. We are everywhere. We made friends with this older couple from Perth. They were lovely and here on ...
... fought in Japan with almost no input from the Soviet Union and the battle of Britain didn't happen Britain just got bombed loads and needed help from invasion DON'T QUESTION IT THAT'S WHAT HAPPENED. Most of the museum was pretty balanced actually, it's just this one film with Tom Hanks narrating that was uncomfortably and sickeningly patriotic and historically misconstrued. At the end a group of soldiers walk on screen, turn towards the camera, transform into old veterans, turn ...
... and exercise." And then something about electrolytes. His name was brayden and when we departed i boarded one of the canal streetcars, from the window of which, a little girl waved at me with a sweet genuine smile. Arrived at a roadblock on canal, and a parade was occuring, with floats and bands and primarily lots of merchandise such as beads and cups and soft footballs were thrown. The parade passed and thr atmosphere was merry, i walked down bourbon and into the ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
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