La Quinta Inn New Orleans Veterans / Metairie
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I slept in. It was great. But I couldn't sit in my hotel room all day. I had seen a billboard on the drive in about a 4D war film produced by Tom Hanks, beyond all boundaries was what it was called. I searched for it online and found it was an exhibit at the National D-Day museum that it was in town. The museum was opened Stephen E Ambrose, the historian and writer of books such as Band of Brothers and a book I read on Custer vs Crazy Horse; one of the reasons I was ...
It is with great sadness that we packed up this morning. We really liked New Orleans and wanted to spend more time here - oh well excuse to come back :) We had lunch before we hit the train station - local food again - a Poboy (shrimp cooked in spices inside a roll with lettuce and tomato) and Andrew had the local fish and a soup. Very nice - the food here is amazing - although not to many vegetables are to be seen! Have I said it already - go to New Orleans - its ...
... nearby states and Flagstaff, Arizona had 12 inches of snow overnight. However, wearing my trusty shorts I hit the windy streets at 1030. It became apparent immediately that I needed to find shelter from the biting wind coming off the Mississippi river. After 90 minutes in the state aquarium with scores of kids and their mothers saying everything was "cute" I just had to leave. Thankfully, the wind had dropped a little, the skies ...
... is everywhere and even turned Santa Claus red.
Another really straight long road led us to Leland, another little ran down town, found the blues museum and had a look around there, an old guy sat there as we walked around and sang blued music, his name was Pat Thomas, his dad was a legend in blues apparantly and he carried it on, he was a charector, he makes clay skulls and claims they have supernatural powers, also everything he draws or even when he signs his name he ...
... P. Bread pudding was definitely the better dessert. It wasn't the cheesecake's fault though, you just can't compete with whiskey sauce, can you? Oh, and I shouldn't forget the mango martinis, we each had 3 and they forgot to charge us for one of them so it was a whopping $1.25 for drinks. But our coffees with dessert cost us $7!
When we finished our meal, the assistant waiter (because we had 2 waiters assigned to us), Taylor, took us around for a ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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