Courtyard New Orleans Convention Center
Travel Blogs from New Orleans
On Wednesday we drove from Austin to New Orleans in great time. That night we went to see Ryan Monbleau and Martin Sexton at the House of Blues. After that we walked around Bourbon Street, which was crazy to say the least.
The next day we took a tour of the Stern Mansion, which was pretty cool. Their garden was beautiful. Next we walked around …
New Orleans.....well, we've been here, done "dat", and bought the t-shirt (2 actually). Its not like we don't do our fair share of partaking in the occaisional beverage but this town takes it to a new level. Bourbon Street is definitely a place to give your liver a workout. We really wanted to take in the food and music here and most of the venues don't have a cover charge but insist you on buying a cocktail and they ...
... all the hype I was left a little disappointed.
Day 42 - 1st November 2013
Finally left New Orleans, Paul was going home today to spend more time with his family so there will be 4 of us to carry on for a bit. Heading to Vicksburgh which is on the way to Memphis.
Took us most of the day travelling, got to the Motel fairly late, ordered chinese and watched a film called Mama. Pretty scary that is.
Day 43 - 2nd November 2013
... of the cruise is to give you just about long enough on land to get out and spend whatever money you have on souveniers that say you have visited a place, when really all you've seen is the souvenier shops! Still tho, nice to get a glimpse. As we're kinda on a budget we didn't do much shopping, but did splash out on three sets of rosary beads to protect us for our travels through south america. We've heard that you're less likely to be robbed if you're prominantly ...
... got to an Irish bar first and had more hurricanes and met Chris who also joined our tour who was awesome. We all just sat around drinking for a while and chatting then made out way to the Tropical Isle, this is when we started drinking grenades. I have no idea what was in these grenades but everyone got loose! There was a live band playing so I got up and danced by the stage and some other joined me. Leah Clayton and I spent the night dancing away here for ages ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center