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 …
... Orleans accent, and as a last dash before we set off to catch our flight to Miami reminding ourselves of the whole Hurricane Katrina experience, re-enforced by our taxi driver, who prattled on all the way about how his family had survived Katrina and the damage that occured, though his accent was so thick that we only caught every few words and had to guess the rest. New Alins is definitely unique, both in culture and language!
... part of the experience. It was pretty wild. And in the words of Forrest Gump, that's all I'm gonna say 'bout that ... We were able to have a bit of a sleep in the next morning, which was greatly appreciated by some of us. The majority of the group went around 10 for a swamp tour, which I know evokes all sorts of ideas about Swamp People and other cliches, so sorry to ruin it for you, but it wasn't really like that. Don't get me wrong, the accents were definitely there, but ...
... was – Michael Jackson, I
did laugh and that was actual fact as they all told me that it was, he was a
lovely guy although sometimes he couldn’t understand me and I couldn’t
understand him, what with that and the loud music, made an interesting
conversation. By the end of the evening,
he had actually asked me to go out with him!
Ha ha, but not the Texas billionaire I’ve been looking for, so I
declined. In no time at all it ...
... should go to New Orleans once in their lifetime. As the expression goes "it's a nice place to visit but I wouldn't want to live there." Big city, tall buildings, worse traffic than the Howard Franklin, dirty, in desparate need of repair, and a huge amount of abandioned houses falling apart. I can really appreciate all that's been done to make downtown St. Pete as clean and upbeat as it has become.
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed