Marriott New Orleans Metairie at Lakeway
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... regardless of your wealth or the size of your house, Katrina did not discriminate. Whole neighbourhoods washed or blown away...people couldn't come back for 3-6 months. Bodies lay undiscovered in ruins for weeks and weeks. Some were never found...and some bodies never claimed. Katrina, to me, is yet another example of the contradiction that is the USA - wealthy, 1st world, yet shamefully negligent on occasions... Surrounding NOLA are swamps, bayou and ...
... had to grab some lunch at the food hall across the street and we bought a sushi Rolla and water to take with us for the bus ride which took about 1 hour 10 minutes. The weather was nice and mild but still warm. I'm still not really well and go up and come back down in terms of how I'm feeling but tomorrow is another day. On arrival we moved pretty much straight into our guided tour of a sugar plantation house. It was an original home and the business was run by ...
... New Orleans Cooking School. The demonstration was lead by a very charismatic and knowledgeable chef who I thought brought the whole experience to life. Recipes we looked at included Gumbo and Pralines, two dishes made famous by the region and are well worth a try. Eat or cook! So that brought us to the end of our New Orleans experience, short and sweet and I believe that we will be back at some point to find out what other treasures the city holds! Now, we're going to ...
... that one again, especially with the trillion mozzies floating around.
We found a little kiosk along the highway and went to explore a short path they had out the back. The mozzies found us within seconds, but the depth and density of the ecosystem here was impressive to say the least.
... seemed to go on forever. For the evening we are camped up in the Whitney Wyndham where we look SW toward the city. Not a bad hotel, no Fridge however. New Orleans is quite brown and grey with patches of green and we are both looking forward to bourbon st this evening, apparently it will top our experiences on Beale st, Memphis. I'm happy to say I think it was more fun than Memphis. After our walking tour and learning a ...