Uncle Sam's Hotel
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... it was halved as a recognition of bad service. I also suggested a water spray for the table cleaners as they were so sticky !! Went straight into jazz bar and a fantastic elderly ( read experienced) black group was playing. Authentic jazz!!!! And a singer too. Brought a CD for $20 and got it signed. Talked to the drummer and saxophonist about VJB and how Lindsay had played with others. They knew Chris Burke. Such a talented and funny group. Managed to stay up till midnight ...
... they are white and so stand out, they float on water, and the alligators really like them! We got 2 that came over straight away, and the guide got them up in the bank so we could see them. One of them was about 10 feet long, the other considerably smaller, and they were both female. When they hatch they are about 8 inches long, they then grow about a foot a year for the first 6 years, after which they are considered adults, and they continue to grow, but at a slower rate. The record ...
We have arrived at New Orleans. We are staying with Lauren (via airbnb) at her home near the French quarter. The houses around here are 'shotgun' type of houses and seem to be common in this area. They are back to back type houses, some are painted various colours, it is all rather quaint.This afternoon we walked into the ...
... main house was exceptionally picturesque and has been used in many movies and series. The main house tour was much shorter than the Laura Plantation (only 30min instead of 1.5hrs) and concentrated more on the house and furnishing than the people who lived there. Still a magically historical place. Next stop was the Swamp tour. This hour tour was actually quite relaxing and we got to see the amazing Bayou full ...
... marks were up to on the wall. The bar served as kind of a rallying point, opening early in the morning on a regular basis for soccer. The bar is run by tough Irish guys who keep soccer jerseys adorning the walls. Finn's just felt like it had a lot of tradition to it.
One thing we learned about here was the gambling. I don't remember the name of what we played, but the setup is that you can only play once per ...
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