Days Hotel New Orleans - Metairie
Travel Blogs from Metairie
... my first bite and made the mistake of breathing and ended up gagging on a lungful of powdered sugar. I ate my sugary delights and felt instant regret. I don't tend to eat a lot of sugar, so this did not sit too well with me. My stomach was already groaning. I headed back to the car using streets I hadn't already walked. I climbed into my car and headed back to the hotel. I couldn't eat any more food as my stomach was doing somersaults all evening. I watched some tv and went to ...
... to wait for the worlds longest train before I could even leave the Canal area. It was going slow enough that I could easily run up to it and climb aboard like some vagrant, but there was no train car that would house me. It was all double stacked shipping containers.
I finally get underway, cross the Mississippi again and through Vicksburg and eventually the road south. I passed by roads I'd explored the day before, and followed the greenery till I hit ...
... of which included etouffee, gumbo and alligator. Needless to say we both overate and waddled home.
Liz has a long list of to-do's before we leave town but some of them will require better conditions. We hope to go on a swamp tour but have heard that it may be too cold for even the alligators.
We did change RV parks after the first night because of the lack of wifi at the first one, coupled with the ...
Dustin surprised me with eggs and rice for breakfast! It was a great treat, since we've been downing slimfast and croissants the past week.
We took the streetcar and walked around everywhere, exploring the city by foot.
We hit the Historical Confederate Museum. It was really cool to see old uniforms, mess kits and memorabilia. We learned about tincture pictures and the Native soldiers (Creole LA citizens that took ...
... and we're talking a stately sized lawn here - covered in skeletons. Skeletons propped up and dressed up, doing things like raising an American flag, impaled on the iron fence, having high tea at a fancy table to name just a few. You name it, these skeletons were doing it. And that's at one house!! Another enormous mansion with cream walls had gone to the trouble of dressing it with twenty or so spiders. Big, black spiders ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
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