Uncle Sam's Hotel
Travel Blogs from LaPlace
... a 3 hour wait for my connecting flight which just seemed foreverrrr! But finally got it and the plane was tiny! Then after another grilling at customs (I must look dodgy they grilled me twice) I was finally through to get my bag and head to my hotel! One very speedy drive later, I was at my hotel checked in and ready for a sleep! Bags down & ...
Finally, with the last days of work behind us and a whole country to come, we began packing for the long trip ahead. Our beautiful friends Amie and Wendy threw us a two part going away party, and we spent our last weekend in New Orleans surrounded by friends, ZZ, and our last bayou float for a long time. The following few days ...
Drove across Lake Pontchartrain and down to St.Bernard's Parish to site of Battle of New Orleans. Onto City Park and Museum of Art and then to hotel. Wandered around French Quarter and saw three jazz weddings and some street performers. After dinner at the Pelican Club went to St.Louis Cathedral as was Easter Vigil and back via Bourbon ...
... unfortunately on the way back we got stuck in a traffic jam so it took about an hour to get back, tempers were a bit frayed by the time we got to our room so Olly & Elliott were put straight to bed, I organised for the sofa to be made into a bed while S&V took two big bags of washing up to the laundry, thank goodness for the laundries here as they had so much dirty ...
We arrived in Nawlins early ish on Sunday and hadn't eaten breakfast so decided to start the day with some food and a brunch cocktail. The cocktails over here are so strong - Kylie had Poppy's voodoo juice in a special memento cup. I had a vodka concoction that didn't mix will with my empty stomach although I came right after some food. Both feeling a little light headed we wandered the local shops before heading back to the hotel ...
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4289 Main Street, LaPlace | 2 star hotelfrom $103
4288 Highway 51, LaPlace | 2 star hotelfrom $111
3912 Highway 51, LaPlace | 2 star hotelfrom $88