Victorian Mansion on Bourbon
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... in these crypts, as they would embalm a deceased, let him/her cook in the crypt for 12 months and 1 day, baking them through the Louisiana summer, and then pull them out, crush the remains with a 'mallet' he said, and then, using a pole, push the remains to the back of the crypt where there was a shaft they would fall down into. And the crypt is ready for the next family member. He also said that was where the terms 'wouldn't touch you with a 10 foot pole', and 'getting shafted' ...
... 14 feet) are so 'tame' that they lay their heads on the edge of the boats to receive their marshmellows and allow the captain to touch them and kiss them. However some are happy to receive the treat but are definitely off limits to human interaction.
In the first few minutes of our boat ride we saw some raccoons at the side of the river - Sheldon our guide threw them a marshmellow and then we went closer and he held out a couple of a stick and they ...
... town centres occurs not only here in Perry, but across North America. The old centres are lost, the dreams and wishes of those who built old America have long gone along with the overwhelming sense of potential. No longer do people 'just do it', instead they just repeat these empty platitudes and let others from far off lands achieve and take their rightful place. America, it seems has forgotten what it is to yearn for better things that actually have worth.
... all the hype I was left a little disappointed.
Day 42 - 1st November 2013
Finally left New Orleans, Paul was going home today to spend more time with his family so there will be 4 of us to carry on for a bit. Heading to Vicksburgh which is on the way to Memphis.
Took us most of the day travelling, got to the Motel fairly late, ordered chinese and watched a film called Mama. Pretty scary that is.
Day 43 - 2nd November 2013
... kaluah mouse cake. It definitely made up for the weird duck!
When we finished our cake, we explored Bourbon Street. It had a lot more signs touting sex than I'd expected. It was a little like a dirtier, seedier Amsterdam. It was trash day, so stinky cans lined the streets, which I'm sure added to the filthiness of it all. We walked up and down the famous row, and stopped into a gift shop where I was able to get some ...
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