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... and ate lunch.
Back on the road, and this is where the title came from, for about 10 miles it was bump, bump, bump every 10 ft or so. It felt kind of like the old exercise machine machine with the wide belt shaking your fat. Then to top it all off, it started to rain. Not a downpour, but just enough we had to use the windshield wipers. This lasted the rest of the way
We thought we would have no bridges until Baton ...
... recommendation, we headed to Antoine’s for lunch. Founded in 1840, Antoine’s is the oldest family restaurant in the country. I have had business dinners in the restaurant but without an expense account or more money in my IRA it is unaffordable in the evening. We learned from Naif that Antoines had the tradition of a 3 course lunch for the price of the digits of the current year or in ...
... it. (mmm feeling fit)
Planning to attack the next morning a bit earlier we were in bed by 10 but not before a last trip to Deanie's for a ridiculous Bloody Mary complete with massive googly eyed prawn and a 'dessert' for me.
When we had left the hotel earlier in the evening the doorman said "good luck out there" which I think pretty much sums up the craziness of Bourbon Street and this was only a Monday.
... curbside service at Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop which is said to be one of the oldest bar in the United States. We saw other site such us property owned by Brad and Angelina Pitt and a property formerly owned by Nicholas Cage (until it was given to the government), and many other properties rumored to be haunted. By this time it was dinner time, we took the recommendation of our tour guide and tried out a restaurant called Irene's. We put ...
... pier where we bought our tickets for the Natchez. The call sounded and band started playing. We were ushered onto the boat and it was just like we were in the old days! The tour was very informative, showing us the largest sugar refinery in the world, where some of the levies broke during hurricane Katrina, along with many facts of the port and the river itself. One is even allowed in the engine room, which I really enjoyed. The concept is so simple, and it ...