Residence Inn New Orleans Covington/North Shore
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... houses, a different world. The nearer we got to this place the , worse the weather and the more depressing the endless passing of burger joints, banks and ads for ambulance chasing lawyers. It was a massive contrast to New Orleans Creole wonders and French elegance. The hotel in downtown Lafayette is nice inside but looks like Hitlers bunker from the outside. We quaffed beers in a bar that used to be a filling station. Lucy would love it. We've wandered in to ...
... a nice touch.
Our hotel is in the middle of New Orleans' old French Quarter. Due to construction next door we initially couldn't see the hotel name and drove past it. When we asked some cops for directions, a local passerby spontaneously offered directions in that sing-songy Creole accent.
After checking in, we went for dinner outside the tourist area and had Cajun Seafood at a place ...
... and New Orleans still shows the scars of the damage.
It wasn't the hurricane that actually caused such devastation, even though it was packing winds of 280Kph. The collapsing of the levee system protecting the city from the Mississippi River was catastrophic. Some parts of the city were under 6m of water at its peak, resulting in the loss of almost 2000 lives (apparently in excess of 50,000 animals also perished).
Mark, our ever so ...
... were treated & lived, but was a shame that there wasn't much information on the slaves that worked & resided here. There was documentation that showed the lengthy process it took to free one of the slaves, who chose to stay & earn money to buy his wife. He & his wife remained on the plantation until their deaths because they were not free until later in life & their children remained enslaved. Afterwards we started driving ...
... on and ask if he could take care of G until we got back. Bill said it would be no problem and that they would take care of him as long as we needed. I sped back to the hospital (I may have ran a red light) and as I had feared I missed the consultation. Kaitlyn informed me that the first thing they told her was that her case was interesting and they were confused by her test results, if that does not garner confidence in the medical staff here I ...