Motel 6 New Orleans- Slidell
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... old slave plantation called Oak Alley- an old Sugar Cane plantation. It's a stately southern mansion with beautiful grounds, lined with 300 year old Oak trees. Very beautiful, with a lovely Southern girl in period costume showing us around the property. I found it interesting to ask the girl about the treatment of the slaves and she was quick to point out how well treated they were, with no beatings and good working conditions! Perhaps there is a lot of hype in ...
... We were amazed how drunk people were this early in the day and in this heat. I'm definitely no teetotaler but I just can't drink very much when it's hot and people were DRUNK.
It was getting warm and we were tired so, drinking huh? To Pat O'Brien's courtyard we go for the famous Hurricane (well, P had a bloody mary). After revitalizing with some alcohol, Patrick caught some beads for me on our way out of Pat O's and we decided our next stop ...
... architecture, and walking on the banks of the Mississippi River. In a brewery near Jackson's Square we treated ourselves to a Poboy sandwich, a local favourite in New Orleans.
On our way out of town the next day we drove through the Garden District where the streets were lined with giant overhanging Oak Trees and plantationesque ...
... from the trees. At one point, our guide took us through this isolated area of the swamp that just felt like a quiet little oasis away from everything. I could have stayed there for days.
The guides attract the gators to the boat with sticks, marshmallows, and meat. The marshmallows sound weird but apparently are a ...
... time we got her settled in bed, but not too bad. They were playing outside at the fairgrounds and because of all the rain it was a mud pit. Ask how much the boys loved that! We met some other Canadians and a really nice family from the area that go every year. We have never been to a concert like that as a family and it was such a great thing to experience together! Maroon 5 ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsMotel 6 New Orleans- Slidell
Motel 6 has finally stepped up its game. Rooms are clean and you can get a enjoyable nightw worth of sleep.
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