La Quinta Inn New Orleans Veterans / Metairie
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
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We'd been warned this place is always rammed, and Peter even suggested we head to a local park to try beignets (French doughnuts) instead. We were in the vicinity though and weren't sure if we'd have time to visit the park so Cafe du Monde it is. Sure it was rammed, and there was a queue a mile long for the takeout window. We wondered inside for table service though, and luckily a older couple were ...
... and if I am able to return to the city I will definitely visit the Sculpture Garden again.
The New Orleans Museum of Art had a fantastic exhibit called Orientalism: Taking and Making. Our docent took us through the 19th century paintings and described the history behind each work. This was the only time during our program that we discussed Asian culture. New Orleans is predominantly constructed of French, Spanish, and Irish heritage. I found that many of ...
... about 10 people in the whole place at that time and the barn-sized dance floor is vacant. Didn't even see it coming. Anyway, whilst waiting (and waiting) I start to feel very old. It's not even late and I'm tired. Hats off to the young of today who don't even start going our till after 11pm, this town is not made for grannies like me!
Eventually the room fills up and the band come on the stage and just before they start to play, a man-mountain comes over to our side ...
... the temperature runs up quite a bit, we didn't want to pay big bucks with kids, and then having to leave after half an hour or so. Interestingly though, the bands outside during the day are just as good.
At night, however, those bands cannot be found outside. After the kids had gone to bed, Mark took a stroll through ...
... booked in for Blake, Louise, Matt and myself. As we boarded we got lunch and found a table in the dining hall. We had red beans and rice, andouille sausage, bread pudding and fresh bread. When we booked we paid $12 more to have the unlimited drinks. I had mimosa's and the others had the Jazz punch (very potent with 3 kinds of rum in it). The jazz was pleasant and we so enjoyed sailing on the Mississippi. As we ...