Uncle Sam's Hotel
Travel Blogs from LaPlace
... sudden a state trooper pulled up in the middle of the intersection and stopped traffic. A cherry picker backed right up to the traffic lights that were on a pole parallel to the ground across the highway, he tired a top to it and raised his picker so that a truck with a conex could get underneath it. I saw the truck with the picker list to the side, it was loose as and once the truck went through, the bloke came back down and off went the picker etc. never seen ...
... not a flash place but seriously fabulous in every way !!!
Another 30 minute along the river is famous Oak Alley Plantation that has been in many movies. ( 1 hour from New Orleans) because of the most amazing avenue of arched oak ...
... 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 ...
... is resides below sea level.
It proved to be a little much to make the direct drive from Houston to New Orleans so we pulled into Baton Rouge for the afternoon so we could get set to hit New Orleans the following day. This gave us a little time for exploring. First things first though, had to keep an eye out for gators.
... doesn't like bread pudding however we all found the pudding and whiskey sauce very good. We also learned how to make pralines. Apparently candy making if one of the fine arts in this state.
A not very pleasant table companion was annoyed that we weren't keen on seeing the American WWII museum, "after all you are in the US". This sentiment was forgotten when a very nice man commiserated with Karen and I because we ...
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