Uncle Sam's Hotel
Travel Blogs from LaPlace
... I bought a voodoo doll made of calico and stuffed with cotton from Marie Laveau's House of Voodoo. Marie Laveau (1794-1881) was the most famous voodoo queen in New Orleans.
Pip and Wayne arrived back at the Jazz Quarters the same time I did. Wayne has a small travel bag of new clothes. And guess what... Wayne's bag has arrived. Murphy's law!
This afternoon we caught the bus to Canal Street and then the St. ...
... day, so no alligators were sighted. There was plenty of birdlife and lots of Cyprus trees adorned with Spanish Moss.
A duck hide was in the middle of the bayou. I could imagine some strange things happening in that swamp and thought how difficult it would be to find your way out. Consequently we were extremely polite to our guide and driver.
The gumbo was very tasty, as all gumbo seems to be, and came with a large bread roll and butter. The tasting plate had a fried oyster, a duck confit spring roll and a prawn in coconut and beer batter deep fried and served on a pool of marmalade. All good, the the prawn and marmalade worked really well together and was the pick for me. I told the waitress I was planning on dessert but couldn't fit anymore in, but she bought me a little plate of the bread ...
In the middle of hot July my youngest daughter and I took a little vacation on her time off between jobs. I love being in Maine during the summer months, and prefer to travel to warm places when it's cold here, but the chance to travel again with her was too wonderful to pass up so, after much decision making and consideration, we made plans to go to New Orleans, and then on to Puerto Rico. We had wanted to go to Guatemala together, but there is ...
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