Holiday Inn Metairie New Orleans Airport
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I was sick in the hotel all day. They waited until after 3pm to clean the room when I finally forced myself out of bed.
... this simulated Sub. I was put at the torpedo firing station. The exhibit simulated that we were attacking a Japanese convoy and a screen on the roof made it appear we were doing it on the surface, and we could all see the ships we were attacking. Everyone was too busy watching that screen to really do what they were suppose to do at their respective stations. Except me however, who fired torpedoes with precision, doing my duty and not wanting to let the crew ...
... people - very Fremantle like in nature and building. Quite amazingly, there isn't a lot of damage here in the french quarter (from hurricane Katrina) - apparently they only got ankle deep water, but down the old Miss, we have photos of damage - it was interesting to hear that there a lot of damage occurred from the subsequent fires. Did you know that New Orleans is actually built under sea level line? Water is pumped into the river when it rains so it ...
... a 40 minute film narrated by Tom Hanks in 3D with all kinds of special effects including vibrating seats to simulate bombing and tanks, plus smoke and recorded voices etc. However, as it mentioned only in passing the involvement of the UK and USSR and didn’t mention once the contributions of Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Canada, Poland, Yugoslavia, India and Greece it was historical rubbish. Tonight I am to take ...
... Sun Studio is where Elvis Presley recorded his first song, same as Johnny Cash, also it was where the first ever rock and roll record was recorded. We checked out all the memorabilia and some old recordings, the girl giving the tour was hypo of the coffee she had been drinking, she took us down from the museum part into the recording studio, this was where all the greats recorded there albums. Gave me goosebumps a bit when she pulled out a microphone that was one of 5 in ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHoliday Inn Metairie New Orleans Airport
The hotel was nice, clean and very helpful. The restaurant was also good and the service was excellent.
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