La Quinta Inn & Suites Covington
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
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... we leave tomorrow for Austin Texas. We might be driving most of the day in the rain, but once we arrive there are nothing other than predictions of sun, Sun, SUN!
Once again Casey finds a wonderful little seafood shop not far from our digs in Slidell. At Kenney Seafood we score a pound of freshly boiled crawfish, fried local fish with a side of Crab and Corn Bisque soup and two pounds of enormous heads-on local shrimp.
Life is good! Enjoy the ride!
... bound together through desperation.
I enjoyed a couple of music groups on one off my last escapades of the city. I ran from venue to venue getting a last taste of musical gumbo. I joined the rest of the group for our farewell dinner at Bourbon House. Joyce had a wonderful surprise planned for us. A private trio performed classic Dixieland tunes as we ate our meal. A resident clarinet player at the esteemed Fritzel’s ...
... leave. Milton then takes us back to Frenchman Street even though he didn't have to- top bloke! Paul is a very happy camper.
Back on Frenchman, which is the local's Bourbon St, we seek out some lunch. We find the French Market and Paul buys a hat (first casualty of the trip was Paul's hat which he left in the car at the Vegas airport). We also get some delicious crawfish etouffee- yum! The food here is amazing and I am totally loving it. An etouffee is a kind ...
... crawfish cheesecake and some gumbo. A live band consisting of two guitars, a violin, and an accordion was playing, and they were singing French bayou stuff...pretty entertaining.
In the end, it took us around 14 hours to make it to the hotel in the heart of New Orleans. We finally konked out at 11 PM in the midst of heat and humidity.
Tomorrow we make the final journey home...cross those fingers for the car to make it!
... a big difference is in the warehouse district where the National WW2 museum is situated. More on this later. It is now springing back to life with a wide variety of businesses moving there. The roads are being repaired, and the old buildings are no longer looking abandoned and unloved. The city is building 2 large new hospitals, one a general, one for veterans at a cost of a billion dollars for each. The old hospital has not been used since the hurricane and looks very ...