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Travel Blogs from New Orleans
Tomorrow I’m off to Lafayette – about a 2 hour drive – to go
to the very famous Blue Dog Café and a little look around there. Then back to the House of Blues for a Sunday session,
well they don’t call it that here, but they have a live band and its free, what
a lovely way to end my time in New Orleans. On the road again, Monday.
Y’all come to nor’leans now ya hear dat
... excellent resident dancer.
It was only now that I realised whilst I had thought it was 8pm and safe to use the bus, it was in fact quite a bit later. Un uneasyness swept over me, till I realsied that children were still using the bus. Clearly, the information the woman at the hotel had given me was bollocks.
Although it turned out it was a good idea I had come back, as, despite the fact it is hotter than the sun here, my clothes were still not dry. Earlier I had ...
... the band had finished for the night we headed to an Irish bar, before heading back to the hotel, ready to the free day ahead in the city!
Tuesday 10th April
After a rude awakening by Amy, so we didn't miss out on waffles for breakfast we get ready to hit the town in the day! We decided to stick to the French Quarter of the city, and headed to the local market! As you can imagine there was so many different stalls selling lots of weird and ...
... with a tattoo in an unusual place" Tilla grabbed a woman standing next to her, after she said she had one, and raced up on stage dragging the woman along.... the best one though was "a man wearing nothing but undies, lipstick and 2 bras"... off comes Tillas bra... mine took a bit longer but off it came.. off came all Rodds clothes and on go the bras and lipstick!! Very funny night, once again though I didn't have my camera with me, DOH!
After that ...
... New Orleans a, comme vous le savez, des racines françaises, donc c’est une ville vivante : belle architecture coloniale, des terrasses, beaucoup de musique (Jazz), dance, voo doo, la joie de vivre, la fête sur la célèbre Canal Street (carnaval) et dans French quarter.
Des trains qui rentrent dans la ville (Filip aime aussi), beaucoup de tramways rouges et verts qui semblent très antiques. Nous avons pris le tramway vert pour voir les ...