Category New Orleans

New Orleans 2019 – Part Four

October 19 – 24 I dropped Dillon off at the airport early Monday for his return home and later in the morning the rest of us walked to Magazine Street to check out Ghost Manor, a Halloween-inspired house decorated for the season that features music, animatronic skeletons, flying ghouls, and other ghoulish images.  Unfortunately for […]

New Orleans 2019 – Part Three

October 19 – 24 With nothing formal on the agenda for Sunday we had a lazy morning as those who’d hit Igor’s the night before took a bit longer to greet the day that the others.  We decided to head back over to the French Quarter to walk around and find somewhere to eat, using […]

New Orleans 2019 – Part Two

October 19 – 24 Properly hydrated, we met up with the girls and walked to Jackson Square for the start of our private tour with Dave from NOLA Tour Guy.  Having enjoyed a walking tour of the French Quarter during our last visit in 2016:(https://wordpress.com/post/3jmann.com/3389) and I hoped that our group would enjoy one as […]

New Orleans 2019 – Part One

October 19 – 24 As mentioned in the last post, we hit heavy traffic coming into Baton Rouge, caused by construction and a reduction in the number of available lanes combined with merging traffic from other highways, the perfect storm.  We moved along while entering New Orleans but observing the traffic going the other way, […]

South East Spring Swing, New Orleans #3

  March 24-26 After a day of staying indoors with a heavy dose of museum, we decided to dial back our ambition on Friday and take advantage of a beautiful day weather wise with a first stop at Lafayette Cemetery #1.  Located in the heart of the Garden District, it is the oldest of the […]

South East Spring Swing, New Orleans #2

March 24-26 We broke camp Thursday morning, beating an incoming rain storm with just enough time to pack our equipment dry, then sat in the car to read and get caught up on email.  At the appointed time we checked out of the KOA and drove to the French Quarter to pick up Lyndsay and […]

South East Spring Swing, New Orleans #1

  March 19-23 Rain had greeted us upon our arrival in New Orleans but departed by early Sunday morning leaving us with a clear, but cold start to the day. We had hoped to get a bike ride in before I left for the Marriott at the French Quarter and the start of the conference, […]