Uncle Sam's Hotel
Travel Blogs from LaPlace
... led the trio. Their music got the group moving and dancing and left everyone in great spirits for our final evening.
I had the pleasure of meeting up with my friends from school after dinner. I brought my horn to the streets and we made a few dollars performing a few blocks from the hotel. I learned a lot about musical style from what I heard during my weeks stay so I incorporated as much as possible into my own improvisational style.
... They were unusual, artistic, rare, antique, expensive, inexpensive and seductive. I bought some Christmas earrings and cards from Santas Quarters. We bought a number of gifts for ourselves and others. Andrew was gracious, I bought earrings, necklace, bracelets for myself. I found two gold mask brooches for mum at a place called Ma Sherie Amour on St Ann street and some Christmas decorations for us in one store as well as a bracelet for me. In another I bought ...
... Sunrise. Friday night was big music night, Bourbon street was buzzing with weekend visitors and party people and so we started sedately with Matt the guitar player in Margaritaville. He was very a funny midget, a description he gave himself, and made up his own words to songs. When we asked him for a british song gave us a rendition of the battle of New Orleans. How Rude! We went onto a zydeco bar where ...
Early run around the French Quarter this morning. Not the most fun activity, but one I've got to do. Even at 7.00am, this place is hot and humid.
We had a couple of tours on the books for today, the first was a walking tour of the French Quarter which started on the river front at 10.00am. When we turned up, it became apparent that this would be a private tour. The guide and the two of us were it for this ...
... and it was CRRRAAAAZZZY. Marie wondered if the places advertising "No Cover" meant admission or the scantily clad darlings in the doorway!
This is our last night in New Orleans. Tomorrow we head to Onaway Plantation and have a car so we can explore the country side a little more. Haven't had much luck with the grave rubbings because it is very wet. Hope to do some eventually.
Good night from the Big ...
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