Microtel Inn & Suites By Wyndham Ponchatoula
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... the Southern Lady and did not like her “patter” being interrupted with a question! After, we checked out the one-room school-house and slave quarters in the back yard. An inventory priced all the slaves up to $2,000 for a carpenter. From there we drove to Oak Alley, a majestic plantation home with a magnificent row of 300 year old oaks framing the entrance from the road. We lunched in the pavilion there – grilled chicken with shrimp gumbo and a salad, ...
Greg and I started the day at the local market in Mandeville. This market had mostly crafts, some fresh vegetables, and some foodstuffs. Nothing too unusual.
The highlight was beginning Greg and my New Orleans adventure today, with Marie as our guide. First we had to get to New Orleans via the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway. The causeway is an elevated road on pilings, similar to the road through the Atchafalaya swamp. It's 38 km long, straight as an arrow, and travels over the middle ...
... us out of New Jersey at 11:00a.m. to Houston and then arriving in New Orleans at 4:00p.m. I had another fit. Didn't change anything except the United Flight person doesn't like me. Trudi and the agent also had us as stand-by passengers on a direct flight to N.O. at 7:30a.m. The flight was booked and I never thought we had a chance. Well we were lucky enough that at least 3 passengers didn't show up so we got the seats and 2 1/2 hrs later we were in ...
... but it started with a little Tyler Perry's "Madea" sketch, and transitioned into the entire group singing a song called "Make it Through Together" or something like that?
It featured some gymnastics, dance solos, voice solos, flag twirling... pretty entertaining! So it was fun. Sorry we couldn't get any pictures.
This afternoon, we went over to St. Amant High School where we set up in the "Gold Dome". This school's gymnasium is actually a ...
... city that we all saw in the aftermath of Katrina, of the Superdome rising above the tree-line and the high rise buildings to the left of it. Again, a few sad memories were stirred.
After we passed mile marker 6 on the bridge we suddenly realised that the mile markers were counting upwards and the other side of the bridge was nowhere to be seen! After a quick consultation with the map, Mel estimated that it was about 25 miles long! At the centre ...