La Quinta Inn & Suites Covington
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... a nice touch.
Our hotel is in the middle of New Orleans' old French Quarter. Due to construction next door we initially couldn't see the hotel name and drove past it. When we asked some cops for directions, a local passerby spontaneously offered directions in that sing-songy Creole accent.
After checking in, we went for dinner outside the tourist area and had Cajun Seafood at a place ...
... in these crypts, as they would embalm a deceased, let him/her cook in the crypt for 12 months and 1 day, baking them through the Louisiana summer, and then pull them out, crush the remains with a 'mallet' he said, and then, using a pole, push the remains to the back of the crypt where there was a shaft they would fall down into. And the crypt is ready for the next family member. He also said that was where the terms 'wouldn't touch you with a 10 foot pole', and 'getting shafted' ...
... create his first release for Basin Street Records The Barbecue Swingers Live recorded at Tipitina’s in New Orleans on Nov. 14, 1997. And now, hundreds of shows and barbecues later, prolonging the status of jazz in New Orleans is among Ruffins pet projects. He consistently plays at venues that cater to the younger set and is often visible in the audience at local sporting events and other activities where some of the city’s youth are performing. “You can go out ...
... dressed in rags which hang from their skinny bodies, hair matted into clumpy dreads, a duffel bag at their side and of course the obligatory dog with a rough rope lead or chain. They sit on the street, begging with witty cardboard signs and gather in large numbers in the parks and green spaces or, as the night progresses sprawled out in the gutter unconscious on alcohol or drugs. Some sleep where they pass out while others retreat to abandoned, blighted ...
... the dining rooms. It was really interesting to learn the history of the place and we were glad we toured with our waiter as we wouldn't have realized the significance of half the rooms if we'd just walked through alone. We also probably would not have found our way upstairs.
Still full, we headed to the Pharmacy museum. There were lots of interesting things to look at there and it also gave me an idea for our next stop. I obviously needed something to settle ...