St. Charles Guest House
Travel Blogs from New Orleans
... in 2009. Have not played it yet, as we have not had access to a CD player, but as soon as we find one it will be playing real loud.
We took a day pass on the street car for $3 and went up and down the different scenic routes getting our bearings and checking out a few different neighbourhoods around New Orleans. Then the next day we took an official bus tour. This encompassed houses that were submerged by the effects of Katrina, to where the homeless live, to ...
... are around $10 and mains are in the $20. Compared to the stuffy high end restaurants, this place is value for better food. The food was so was extremely delicious. We had wood fire oyster roast, fried shrimp heads with roasted chilli sauce, smoked pork ribs with watermelon pickle, catfish courtbillion and louisana cochon with turnips, cabbage, pickled turnips and cracklins.
After this, we left the car parked and walked to ...
... compared the atmosphere to Mardi Gras!!
- Bourbon st
- Acme oyster bar
- The beach night spot
- getting your palms read in the french quarter
- Mississipi river
- Koops Chicken
- French market
- try the Gumbo!
... can always spare a little to those less fortunate then myself.
We did see some great shops that all use the same gimmick of 'voodoo' to get you in the store and there were beads everywhere. I wouldn't expect anything less from the place that holds Mardi Gras every year!!
So we are back on the road now. Trying to make some headway to Austin and probably end up stopping somewhere on the way for a few hours to sleep and shower. (oh yes ...
How has this inn rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking