Sheraton Metairie New Orleans
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... very old oaks, magnolias, crepe myrtles and many others. Many of them are festooned with beads (like Christmas ornaments) which the people on the floats throw at Mardi Gras. Then had a quick look around a very old cemetery - Lafayette cemetery. The old graves are all above ground because of flooding. Did a bit more on the bus and got off at Louis Armstrong Park hoping to hear the usual Thursday Jazz in ...
... some of the bike paths of the city. My first stop was the St Louis Cemetery on Esplanade St. The water table is so high here that they don't dig graves into the ground. Bodies are encased in concrete tombs. I was astounded at the size of Lake Pontchartrain that limits urban expansion on the north. You can't see across it! The causeway that I crossed on my arrival is 23 miles long. The day was much warmer and it was great to cruise ...
... town, when we arrived yesterday an older couple gave us 2 day tickets for the hop on hop off bus tour so we did spend a majority of our on that , much to jakes initial hesitation to do a bus tour it was awesome we now know where everything is, and there is so much history to learn here. after our bus tour which took a few hours we hopped off near our hotel and had lunch at Popeyes we were the only two white people in there haha but the chicken was good, it's like a ...
... to the crooked Mustang. On the way back to the car Jock is pointing and saying we passed a place, although the direction he's pointing we haven't been yet. So I stop him. Which way? This way he points again. Ok I say which way is our hotel. He thinks for a moment. It's this way. He points again almost the opposite direction of where it actually is. You're a spinning compass! He just laughs. I'm pointing at where our hote is and saying I'm serious, Rubbish he says, ...
... and started venturing. First, I found a salsa band performing on a makeshift stage just outside of the French Quarter. I began to realize how unique of a culture New Orleans held as everybody danced together in the street. Every single audience member appreciated the music and left all shame at home; we were all there to enjoy ourselves and the arts around us.
Walking back towards the hotel I heard a couple of strangely familiar voices ...