Residence Inn New Orleans Covington/North Shore
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... as the band played while the ship sank.
I have been upgraded to a double room - still an inside cabin but a double bed rather than twin beds. Apparently there is something wrong with the cabin I had booked, but I am not complaining. Before unpacking, I had a wander around the boat to orientate myself. This is a very large boat - 6 decks including the sundeck. It is going to take me some time to learn my way around the boat. I found ...
... day, so no alligators were sighted. There was plenty of birdlife and lots of Cyprus trees adorned with Spanish Moss.
A duck hide was in the middle of the bayou. I could imagine some strange things happening in that swamp and thought how difficult it would be to find your way out. Consequently we were extremely polite to our guide and driver.
Friday, November 7th - We headed back into New Orleans for the day to check out the French Market and to just generally cruise the streets.
Linley got a tad carried away. I ended up buying a corner of the candy store, a dress, a tshirt and a bracelet. I think the candy cost about as much as the dress, tshirt and ...
... climb a tree for like a pet. Back to the French quarter we walked around all the shops, there are some really pretty antique and boutique shops everywhere. We went to jackson square which was built after the battle of New Orleans for memorial of those who died and to show victory and status of New Orleans. Went back to the pool for a dip as it was incredibly hot still, even though we had the biggest clap of thunder I have ever heard, it made me shake! We had a little bit of ...
... for the universities in the city and so there was no accomodation. After hours of searching we gave up and drove to the nearest town (Slitter, 40 mins away) for the night whilst we sorted out accomodation in New Orleans for the next few days.
Slitter, was an unusual place, somewhere where you could imagine a horror movie being filmed and the locals were just as strange. After an uncomfortable encounter in a ´daiquiri bar´ I treated Louisa to ...