Residence Inn New Orleans Convention Center
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... booked in for Blake, Louise, Matt and myself. As we boarded we got lunch and found a table in the dining hall. We had red beans and rice, andouille sausage, bread pudding and fresh bread. When we booked we paid $12 more to have the unlimited drinks. I had mimosa's and the others had the Jazz punch (very potent with 3 kinds of rum in it). The jazz was pleasant and we so enjoyed sailing on the Mississippi. As we ...
... while waiting.
The buses finally arrived and we boarded...our tour guide was okay--and we weren't able to tour the French Quarter due to the streets being closed because of the Jazz Festival.
We drove the streets of the Garden District and toured the areas most affected by Katrina. Lots of homes still boarded up and needing repair. We stopped for lunch at a hot dog place, Dat Dog, that was ...
... had volunteered to check a free carry on at the gate in LA. Once I have all my bags in Sydney I had to get to the domestic terminal and with the airline I flew with you can drop your bags off before so you don't have to lug them around. Well since I was stuck in customs I was not there an hour before my flight so they wouldn't take my bags and I had to bring them all on the bus to the ...
... Quarter. Maggie and I shared the Stanley Classic breakfast which was tasty, but we still preferred Merchant. We shopped and walked and shopped and walked most of the day. Randy eventually guided us to a Big Easy "must": Pimm's Cups at Napoleon House. We agreed, the Pimm's Cups are a MUST! Finally, we fed ourselves again at Bourbon House on Bourbon St. with ...
... it! haha!!
The Boudin is awesome... try it if you have never had it! spicy and yummy! The crawfish were good and if you check out the posted picture you will be able to tell if Jim liked his or not! lol!.
With our tummys full of good Cajun food, its time to head back down the street and get some more beer... There are street venders and husslers everywhere... plus a few adult entertainment places ...
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