La Quinta Inn New Orleans West Bank / Gretna
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... was a pleasant surprise, a haven from the rest of the mostly rank city. The sculpture park is quite nice and I got to see another piece of Anish Kapoor's work; - The Garden District. I really loved looking at all the old houses, some of them are spectacular; - The Causeway Bridge on Lake Pontchartrain. It's the longest continuous bridge over water in the world. It's 38kms long! Quite a sight from the air; and - The Carousel Bar and ...
... After lunch we wandered down by the River front (that's the mighty MISSISSIPPI) and enjoyed a couple of Daiquiris in an air-conditioned locale. A few pedi-cab rides later and we're back at the hotel preparing for tomorrow's early travels. Looking to dodge the weather to make Fort Worth by noon or ...
... Another neat thing a truck hauling watermelons! We went to sample some Louisiana cuisine at Copeland's. First time I had crayfish and loved it! Clarence had deep fried egg plant! I guess anything is good deep fried because it proved to be delicious. I really don't care for eggplants so it was a pleasant surprise. Another great meal and evening. Boy what a ...
... between tribes.
Shaka used to play professional football but now he is a Mardi Gras Indian chief and professional musician. He explained the origins of jazz, how slaves in New Orleans used to have Sundays off. Slaves would gather in Congo Square (right outside of his restaurant) and play music. There was a language barrier as many people were brought from different areas and cultures. Jazz is extremely conversational and the arts allow for ...
Woke up late this morning and decided to take it easy after yesterday's long walk. Spent the morning relaxing in our room. At about noon I went for a walk over to Armstrong Park. I wandered around and found several statues of famous Jazz players, Louis Armstrong being just one. There was also a square (not sure why as is is circular in shape) called the Congo Square, this is where first the Indians ...