La Quinta Inn New Orleans Slidell
Travel Blogs from Slidell
Wow, Vegas has flown by !
Vegas would have to be the "fleesing" capital of America, it is hard to turn around without putting your hand in your pocket. That said, it is quite a spectacular place, especially for adults. Huge amount of street drinking and everything is geared towards adult entertainment. "The Hangover" would appear pretty true to …
... the rest of the country. There is great beauty throughout this land no doubt, but we have come to really appreciate what we have in New England with the consensus amongst the clan being we would not want to live elsewhere. We like the uniqueness of towns in New England, the hills, the trees, the seasons and the generally reasonable climate most times of the year, and the proximity to so many great things to see and do. The 7 hour drive to New Orleans ...
Seriously, gators up the wazoo in here.
We started off the day with a last-minute decision to drive to Slidell for a swamp tour. I didn't think it would be any good, but we both ended up having a blast! This was probably Nate's favorite non-alcoholic part of New Orleans.
The swamp itself is beautiful, with Spanish ...
... catch for us to split up. He kept all of the sheephead for fillets to deep fry, which he said was his preference after decades of guiding. Lots of "meat" for the freezer.
That afternoon the guys stopped for fresh oysters on the half shell, four dozen between the three of us. A few hours later, Chris, Barb and I met George and his wife Jackie, returning to the same restaurant for more of the same for dinner.....love those oysters. Tomorrow, a visit to New Orleans....for more ...
... was red and vibrant, with contemporary beatniks chilling and grooving, smoking their cigarettes and sipping their beers. I sat and watched the band in awe. My little brother in law was one with his upright bass, conquering its neck and playing its strings as though they were silken threads, bobbing away with the rhythm, syncopated and funktaculous! This was an experience I will never ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking