Vieux Carré Palms
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... lined the walkway leading out to the Mississippi. The history was well recorded and displayed. When we arrived back to the RV we really didn't have the energy to go out, so we ordered pizza in.
The next day we had a double tour planned. For the first half of the day we did a post-Katrina city tour. It was really our first look at this vast city. During the first half we enjoyed learning the history of ...
... most of it out. Well, that’s what I thought anyway; more on that later. It should be ready when we get back from our day’s adventures.
We were heading to the French Quarter today to walk around the area and see what we could see. On our way into the area, we saw a very old cemetery just south of the freeway. It is known as the St. Louis Cemetery No. 1. It was established in the late 1700s and still has a few burials ...
... which was a huge French market selling everything from fruit and veg's to jigsaw puzzles and toys. As most people who know Mike it was a very quick look as shopping was involved, in fact it was more like a gallop, we then meandered through the many streets.
We had been told to look for Bourbon Street, this was apparently the street to be in and that statement wasn't wrong. It was amazing, packed with people and ...
... you reach the highest point! I think Hayley was a bit freaked out by them to be honest, but she made it over them all and into the heart of the city. Really easy to find the house, right off the I10 and only three blocks into the city.
Our hosts Isaac and Dorrianne were waiting for us and were lovely, amazing, welcoming people. They had filled up our fridge with essentials, including champagne, and gave us lots of tips about the area ...
... oh we don't talk about that here, just enjoy"
At the State Museum we saw "Living with Hurricanes - Katrina & Beyond" Katrina was a Category 5 Hurricane that slammed New Orleans on August 29, 2005. The displays & videos told the story of where & why the 50 dykes breeched due to US Army Corps of Engineers flawed designs. The changes on the coastline also played a part in the damage done. The combination of digging ...
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