Holiday Inn Express New Orleans East
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good room with strange bathroom.
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We left home at 6 a.m. We drove to New Orleans where we will board the Carnival Elation cruise ship tomorrow. We arrived in New Orleans around 3 p.m., checked in to our hotel, checked out the cruise terminal and the Garden District then had dinner at the famous Mulate's. The food was excellent. Tomorrow we plan to hit Bourbon Street before we board the ship.
... but I love it and never get tired of the restaurants, shops and galleries. And don't forget the beignets. When I am there I will eat at places where I would never darken the door if it were any place else. NOLA is special.
Now back to the real world. Okay, now we are in a major traffic jam. This too shall pass and we will be moving again before you know it. We decided to change our route because when we finally got to I-10 it was jam up and jelly tight ...
... experience than I anticipated (no, it's not like sailing down the Oakland Estuary, lined with cranes and containers). The scenery is stunning in parts--the floating tropical islands in Gatun Lake--and more mundane in others—construction workers driving trucks and big-diggers as they built the third set of locks, scheduled to open next year. We’re really glad we did this.
That said, Mr. ...
... Next stop was an antique fair, very reminiscent of San Telmo, a suburb of Buenos Aires. At a glass works we saw some glass blowing and a display of fabulous glass artworks. We then called into Mulates, a restaurant highly recommended by our NY friends Boyd and Linda. Since the live music wasn’t going to start till 7pm, we continued our wanderings to a super mall close by on the water front. Here the ...
... it was a bit boring. We finished off at 11.10am and got back on the bus for our optional trip to Laura Plantation House. There was an option of the Oak Plantation but we googled and TripAdvisor the both and Laura plantation was way better reviews. We all went down the road to the Greyhound terminal on the waterfront outside the Natchez steamboat and were allocated our coach. Dell from our tour was the only other one who doing the the same tour so we adopted ...