O'Keefe Plaza Hotel
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... Two Sisters for a buffet lunch. There was plenty of food to choose from including gumbo, jumbalya, ribs, cajun foods, crawfish salads etc. We all went back for seconds. Barry enjoyed meeting some other Aussies on our tour. The people on the left of the pic are from Adelaide and the couple on the right are from Sydney., All nice people.
The humidity is really zapping the energy out of everyone ...
... she was a very hard woman and got meaner with age. The whole family had rage issues with several murders by them but they had enough money, they paid off the governors. Laura was groomed at a young age to be mistress of the plantation but she hated it. When she had the chance she sold it for nothing to go live in France with her secret lover who she later married. The 1800's had so much scandal. It was later sold to a german creole family that lived ...
... 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 ...
... seen. Once out of Texas, green as far a you can see. Bayou country, I am home. My whole life is a long time to wait to come home. I know I've called a lot of places mine... So maybe my boyfriend shouldn't get too comfortable on the west coast just yet. We like to wait till after midnight to find a room, So we can stare at each other for twenty minutes trying to figure out how to book a room for tonight, tomorrow. Shower, bed, sleep. Louisiana ...
We get checked in, get settled in the rooms and get changed for a night of adventure on the streets of New Orleans. I start with the bar next door to the hotel while I wait for Jim to come down... 2 for one happy hour, so of course i'm in!
Jim arrives and the bartender tells us we get to take our drinks with us if we like!! I am liking this town even more! .. So with road pops in hand we are off ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
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