Frenchmen Orleans at 519, a Festiva Resort
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TravelPod Member ReviewsFrenchmen Orleans at 519, a Festiva Resort New Orleans
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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... moving each day.
The fridge repairs take most of the day. Then Gordon goes to pull the wheels off to see what is going on with breaks. He can get the passenger side wheel off but not the drivers. He checks the break pad, all seems good from what he can see. Looks like we need to find a mechanic. It is late on Friday and everything closing so won't happen today. Sa************** out to see if there is anyone that can just take a look at ...
... French Quarter Fest, which is a 3 day event celebrating the culture of New Orleans.
We walked down to Jackson Square which was full of art venders. I fell in love with a painting and Eric told me to buy it, but the artist wanted $950 for it! So I chose a small print by the same artist for only $20. I love it (and it fits in my suitcase)!
Jackson Square is where one can find all sorts of street performers and vendors. Eric ...
... that is the only area I have been to with so many large homes in one neighborhood. It was noted for a number of homes that when they were originally built the occupied the whole block. Later the land was divided to have a couple other homes on the block also. The original home though still dominated the block though. There were kept up well with remodeling going on with some homes.
Our walk was cut short by a downpour that ...
... the Cemetery and this is reputed to be one of the crime hotspots of NO.
We meet our host downtown at the very famous Cafe Beignet and a small group of others (total of 10) and our guide Milton Carr who turns out to be a top bloke. His raconteur skills are exceptional. He is a Nawlins local from the Treme, a retired electrician of colour who is passionate about this town. We like him immediately, but his passion and stories were worth every cent we spent and we learned ...
... not more! On our way back to the car Melanie took me into a ice cream shop. It was amazing. My absolute favourite ice cream flavour is cookie dough and cookie dough is such a bigger thing in the US than in England! You can buy cookie dough in the fridge section of a shop and ( though not recommended on the packet!) it is often eaten straight from the packet; adults and children alike! Corrigan had recommended me to make cookie dough with her family, who have ...