Hampton Inn & Suites Elmwood
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They made it across Lake Ponchartrain right at dusk and entered the Rigolets having to cross under the Hwy 11 bridge and also the I-10 twin span.
Around 8:30pm tonight, I talked to Joe and he said they had run into mud going through the ...
I headed down to New Orleans for a few days. I have never been and have always wanted to visit. It had a great time exploring Bourbon Street (with a drink in hand). I also ate all of the wonderful local foods--gumbo, seafood, beignets. I heard live Dixie music in a bar. The highlight might be the swamp tour I took. We saw a lot of alligators--so fun! I had a great time in NOLA.
... and as we look up, and this is gospel, the next exit says Jackson.
Our first stop is St Louis and we learn all the letters are pronounced. By some good fortune we stay out of town at an antebellum house (no we didn't know either - it means before the civil war) the host greets us in tails and a bow tie and is more a curator of a museum than the owner of a b & b. There is a 24 hour chocolate bar and home made bath salts. In our room the top of ...
... and rode back to the hostel for a quick change and some sprucing up before dinner and our big evening on the ****. We ventured down Decatur again to check out a dinner recommendation made by the Canadians (and, incidentally, our favourite voodoo doctor, Jerry), a joint called Coop's. We started with a few beers and Caitlyn grabbed a vodka cranberry before ordering some of the most delicious fries we'd had in America. For our mains, Kelsey got a nice big house ...
... a c. 10cm high mountain of pastrami and a layer of melted cheese. A very hungry Al managed to eat a third of it.
Nat's gefilte fish was simply disgusting. (Never, never order gefilte fish). It came with a mystery yellow gelatinous substance on top ('schmaltz' aka chicken fat perhaps?) and was accompanied by a plain boiled spud, very bitter beetroot condiment and some coleslaw that was actually not
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking