Hyatt Place New Orleans/Convention Center
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We headed to the Capitol Building to get a bird’s eye view of the city. This was the first day of Summer and the humidity was pushing 650%.
We spotted a bar from our vantage point and quickly headed there to escape the heat. The Yanks were playing in the World Cup so we figured ...
... around. The house was old. The big door to the street opened to an open porch off the right hand side of the house. There were 3 doors on the side of the house where I stood. One was the first apartment where Erin's brother inlaw lived, the second was my room. She opened it, it was a large room, a music room, a piano sat in the corner. The third door was the door to Erin's apartment. She pointed out the yard and the servants quarters that are on the back fence and how students rented ...
Although we were disappointed to miss Jazz fest by 2 weeks, as our luck would have it Jim remembered that he has an old friend, Nathan, in New Orleans who he hasn't seen in 17 years and when he called him up, he (very glad to hear from Jim!) told us it was French Quarter Fest. This is a weekend long celebration throughout the French Quarter with 21 stages set up throughout the area, featuring jazz, r and b, big band, zydeco, and myriad other types of music. The ...
... beignets at Cafe du Monde goes down the block, so I guess I'm in N'awlins. I tell people I'm here secondarily for Mardi Gras, but primarily for Limmud. So far, the secondary act has been pretty good. And I've already become a critic. I don't know how much you know about Mardi Gras - I actually knew very little before coming here - but the weeks before see a variety of parades (organized by different societies called ...
... then board our final plane heading for New Orleans. While we were waiting in what we thought was the line for the shuttle for our hotel, we had a close call where we spotted Adam, Megan and family (at this point it was still a surprise to Adam that we were coming), but we escaped without him spotting us. After which we figured out we were not in fact in line for the shuttle to hotel, but for another. We got that sorted out quickly and ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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