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September 24, 2015

N’Awlans–New Orleans for the day

What to do and where to stay if only a single day can be allocated to this magnificent city.  For what to do the French Quarter was a must, as to where to stay only one choice in an RV – French Quarter RV Resort
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Sorry I lost (erased) my pictures of the Resort but it’s worth their price of nearly $100.  Check their website (http://www.fqrv.com/) for details it’s accurate.  Walk to the Quarter, secured gates, decent Wi-Fi, showers, pool, etc.  Also not mentioned on the web is the quiet neighbors as it shares a wall with the historic St. Louis Cemetery.

The walk from the RV park is in front of Save Our Cemeteries .  Select a tour, or pick up a map and start walking down St. Louis to Bourbon Street.
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Where to eat for lunch?, any place that serves Gumbo!  The Quarter does not really come to life until dusk, this is a good time to get oriented.
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Bourbon Street was a 5 block walk. The Jackson Square is on the waterfront (8 blocks).
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French Market is to the left
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Café du Monde to the right
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Leroy Brown sung with a washboard ‘vest’, Home Depot bucket drums, music all along the street in the evening
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Next time I’d like to dine on a balcony to watch the activity on the street below as Bourbon Street comes to life.  Just pick a balcony location, all the food we had was very good!

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Certainly a balcony would provide a better view of these street kids that made it to America’s Got Talent with their break dancing moves.
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And of course a parade, feel free to jump in …
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Off to tour a Plantation home ….
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