Days Hotel New Orleans - Metairie
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... 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 ...
... in the lower Mississippi Valley. Then drove to Planation Alley in Louisiana where plantations line the Mississippi River. We took a guided tour of the big house at Oak Valley Plantation in Vacherie. It has a quarter mile of arching live oaks which were planted over 300 years ago. The house was built in 1839 and has been used in movies such as Interview with the Vampire. The tour was good and gave the history of the houses owners etc. Most of the ...
... mustache in dark stained stripes. We walked along down canal street as he primarily spouted hazy details about how had died, as in was braindead and then in a coma for a week and was born again by the miracle of water, of which he proceeded to partake in the excessive drinking of until he was constantly ******* his pants. While i listened to this half earnestly and half wondering how to shake this crazed individual, he asked if i could buy him a beer, which worked out in ...
... dropping past Oak Alley Plantation on the way through. Oak Alley is a 45 minute drive west of New Orleans and is a restored homestead from the 1800's when slaves were used to work the cotton/sugar cane plantation for the wealthy owners. We had been recommended to visit this particular place and it was also high on the list of places to see when in New Orleans.
The house itself was built in the 1800's by a rich plantation owner who wanted to return to ...