Frenchmen Orleans at 519, a Festiva Resort
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Located in the French Quarter on Frenchmen street and surrounded by jazz clubs. A very cool hotel with very helpful staff
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It was a beautiful day to just walk around the French Quarter and we truly enjoyed just taking it easy doing that. I should mention that we also visited a ...
... their freedom. Today there is a drumming group there and a lady comes over to welcome us and talk about the significance of Congo Square. Their drumming group are gathered here today to play their music and they come from all over. None of them have played together before but are carrying on the traditions of Congo Square. She also tells us that we are sitting under the Ancestor Tree which is over 400 years old. This tree that shades us today is the very same ...
... lost along the way because playing guitar to me was way more important than their two-bit, shallow comradry, yes, I deserved this New Orleans addition to my skin, if for no other reason than enduring the jaundiced opinions of people who did nothing for me except help me to doubt myself. (You know who you are; **** you all very very much, all the way from New Orleans, from me to you, twice with a glacÚ prune on top.) It was now time for Deanne and I to enjoy ...
... of different ship yards including a couple of naval ships. The commentary from teh bridge was very informative, telling us the history of different buildings including the biggest sugar factory which sadly been the victim of arson.
The boat stopped at the scene of one of the old battle fields. I just couldn't face the heat, so stayed on the boat.Paul said the ...
... interesting feel. We spoke to one of the veterans who volunteer there everyday who had fought with New Zealanders in the Phillipines.
New Orleans is the home of the Higgins landing boats that were key in the Normandy landings and there was quite a bit about the company and its eccentric owner Andrew Higgins. I didn't know anything about him so learnt a few things. We spent a good few hours in there but decided not to pay ...