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The sweet treat of the night was Sno-balls, a dip in the pool, and enjoying each other's company. Zoe and I were playing a game with Layne and boy does he have a lot of energy. Time to hit the hay for another day of fun.
Pretty uneventful train ride. The wifi didn't work, and in an almost empty carriage, we were allocated seats right behind a family who didn't know how to sit still. I spent much of the journey writing blog posts, listening to music and just gawping out of the window. Not that there was a lot to see. Oh and we managed to get a dinner reservation in the dining car, but there wasn't much excitement on the menu. We did arrive into New Orleans ...
... so it is the only house. the houses look really nice and they build a few each year and the people get to pick floor plans etc. You can only get them if you lived in this area before the hurricane or you are a teacher and maybe a policeman or fireman.
In the afternoon we walked uptown and checked out Market Street a new area further offthe beaten path. We stopped for lunch and had catfish sliders and fried ...
... on gravel road, to get there... The workers were giving me strange looks. Anyway, I made it!!!! All the way from Lake Itasca, MN to Venice, LA!
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... and Swiss cheese topped with olive salad and baked. Absolutely delicious. After lunch we went for a look at some of the shops and I wanted to go to the Funeral shop, here I bought a few things for Irene and Rob, I did buy myself a dress and a top fro. One of the shops as well. We walked back down St Philip street to our accommodation and rested up before going out to dinner tonight at Arnaud's. We left around 6.30 it only took us 15 minutes to walk to the restaurant which was ...