Trip Start Oct 27, 2004
120Trip End Ongoing
After lunch, Zoobley and I took the causeway (across Lake Ponchatrain) into New Orleans and found a room at the Rathbone Inn which is really an 1846 row house on the edge of the French Quarter. I'm discovering that the U.S
Kudzu and I celebrated Halloween by strolling up and down Rue Bourbon and collecting Mardi Gras beads. She was a big hit and had her picture taken dozens of times. Everyone kept giving her Mardi Gras beads and by the end of the night she was covered in beads from head to toe. A cop ran us off once telling me "unless that's a seeing eye dog, it can't be on Bourbon Street." After I stopped laughing, he said he was serious so we circled the block and came back a few blocks down and none of the other cops we saw ever said anything.
Talk about a party. They really know how to do it down here. Zoobley and I enjoyed a few beers, a lot of good music, and some really unique Halloween costumes before heading back to the Rathbone.