Victorian Mansion on Bourbon
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... took her 10 days post Katrina to here from her kids and know that they were alive. That blew us away. She also said that it took her over a year before she could get back to her house, and that only 1 in 4 of the properties in her neighbourhood has been claimed and is being inhabited. Amazing experience to listen to.
We travelled down to Frenchman street for dinner and stopped in at a bar called 'Coops' ...
9:00 Time to pick up the rig; the whole raison d'etre for this adventure. As excited as we were to get on the road, we were even more excited to see alligators swimming down the canal beside the road (so much for moving down here with the kayaks). With that, the theme of the day became the Florida wildlife – and we’re not just talking about the animals.
For the duration of the trip up the Florida Turnpike, we hoped to see more ...
... in New Orleans, stays in New Orleans”).
Our parade comes to an end and we have hundreds of beads left over. Bill had been concerned that he hadn’t stocked up with enough. In most years he tells us, they run out of beads well before the end of the parade, but this year the rain had just kept so many people away.
We’re back at the Krewe’s HQ hotel, change clothes, dry out and head off to the post-parade party. There we discover that ...
... him out to show us - it's hair was sparse but very coarse and it squealed like anything. Then we went inside the office to the aquarium where they keep baby alligators - we were able to hold one which was really great.
We stopped at a seafood café for lunch and ate alligator to get into the spirit of things!
Friday afternoon was the highlight for Mason - the NBA Allstars Jam Session. If you're anything like I was this would be totally meaningless but I ...
"You're looking stylish today" Dylan while walking on the bus with something I literally threw on. Striped dress Gryffindor scarf and trench coat and leather converse. Thought it was for Kate "The enhancement" English Phil about the "foursome" Shelby Kate Gigi and I. Me the new one as the enhancement to the ...
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