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... been in.
We started on Bourbon Street which has it's own ambiance with at least 10 Gentlemen Clubs, bars, upscale restaurants, and tourist shops all mixed together on that stretch of road. In the morning when we first went it was pretty quiet but when we returned later that evening there was a significant change. The street was alive with bars and clubs open, people walking the streets (the road is closed to traffic in the ...
... to go through Louis Armstrong Park and as soon as you get out of the park on the Treme side, it gets scary. This area has never recovered from Katrina, it is essentially a very poor suburb, getting poorer. It has fallen into major disrepair and basically, no-one (except the people who live here) seem to care. Anyway, the bar is only a couple of blocks from the park and we arrive without incident although I am packing it all the way.
Inside the bar it is ...
... Legba embodied many elements. He understood deceit, had a wicked sense of humour, was often defiant of law and enjoyed the pleasures of a heightened sexuality. Legba was also the god of communication and spiritual language; the gatekeeper between the realms of man and gods. His sign is the Yoruba Cross. The new world interpretation of the Yoruba Cross was the crossroads. Black cultural superstition coagulated with white paranoia, and a long fearful history ...
... getting restless with St. Louis Cathedral being all French.
So having read that, we decided to go look at the Louis Cathedral for ourselves. A wedding had just finished, and a junior jazz band was playing outside as the bridal party emerged from the Cathedral. It was very colourful and musical.
I'd been told by other friends that the creole cooking was a must here, so we managed to find a restaurant ...
... table of 6. Can't remember the girl on the left's name but she only got married last Saturday and she and her husband are doing the tour for their honeymoon. The girl in pink is Tammy. We seem to have hit it off quite well and have been shopping.
This was the view of New Orleans as we sailed down river.
We passed boats, barges and ships along the ...
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- Will stay again without a doubt!!
- Just like Arnold! I'll be back!
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