Travel Blogs from Chalmette
Just west of New Orleans, Arabi, LA holds one of the more important battles of American History. The War of 1812 was caused by tensions between British and American troops. Britain was stopping America from progressing and expanding. There were raids on American ships, support for Indian attacks, and unmarked boundary disputes. The War of 1812 …
No particular problems with the two flights; arrived in New Orleans on time and caught the van service to the hotel which is right on the Mississippi River. They put me in one room, where I spent a futile half-hour trying to connect to the Internet (access included as part of the conference fee). When eventually I called the desk to ask, I was told that I ...
... so exhausted from the day that we just went to sleep.
On Friday morning we woke up to an amazing breakfast of sausage, eggs, waffles, bagels, cereal, toast, AND SO MUCH MORE. We bought tickets for a double decker tour bus that started at Canal street so we headed down there. We didn't luck out with the rain unfortunately and it was blazing hot in the sun. The bus tour was almost two hours long and turned out to be a huge disappointment. They had ...
We had a list of "hope to dos" and at days end we had managed to do them all! We hadn’t planned to go to the French Open Market but that turned out to be our first stop and very productive. There we found some fried peanuts that Dex had been searching for for years. We made some fun purchases of hot Cajun seasonings, one named “Slap ya Mama”. I found pin to add to my hat pin collection and we ate ...
... then used the street cars to get out to the end of Canal Street to look at some of the above-ground cemeteries. Some really old crypts, but others that were new or added to recently; obviously a "live" cemetery. Well, you know what I mean... We then took a couple street cars to get over to the big city park and the New Orleans Museum of Art. I was led to believe (by that reliable source of information, the internet) that they had a collection of O. Winston Link ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed