A'Etiennes French Inn
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... we realised their drum kits were big plastic paint buckets lodged between their knees, they were really incredible, would love to have heard them playing on a real drum kit they would have been amazing, by the look of the third paint bucket standing on the road next to them they probably had enough money in it to buy a drum kit each and have money left over.
One of the funniest buskers was a young girl naked ...
... we only needed the 30 mins. Joe however sat at a Poker table and proceeded to lose his bet...lol That's okay, we made up for the loss in good time!
After if was time for dinner! I stopped and asked a police officer where the best food was and he pointed us to "Felix's." It was pretty delicious. Me and Bryan weren't that hungry so we split a meal, and Joe and Nick had some traditional cuisine. We all took part in Hurricanes, the famous drink in ...
... much reminiscent of how European cemeteries were operated.
The walk through the Garden District was enjoyable seeing the old homes built in what I would say was a plantation style. I loved the wrought iron work that was used on so many of the homes. One of the notable houses we saw was the house where Jefferson Davis, ex-president of the Confederate States of America died in 1889. The area put Capitol Hill in Seattle to ...
... Treme (The Candlelight Lounge) which is the last remaining original bar post-Katrina in the Treme. I am not so keen because despite watching the series Treme, it is a dangerous area and tourists are warned to keep out of there. Milton, our guide yesterday (a Treme resident) reckons it's safe, but he drove us both in and out of the Treme. Paul says I'm alarmist, I think I am just being practical. I agree to go on the condition that we go, have a look and leave. ...
... French market to sample Gumbo. I had a seafood one, while Paul had chicken and sausage. Interesting but a tad spicy for my palette.
Canal Street was full of colourful horse drawn carriages and pedi-cycles all vying for space with cars and taxis. Maybe our bus decided it was too much so didn't come as per time table, but made us wait over an hour in the heat.
No can't seem to upload pictures grrrr
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