New Orleans, LA and Start of Cruise

Posted on Fri 30 December 2016 in Caribbean Cruise • Tagged with Cruise, Louisiana, New Orleans • 2 min read

Today was our last day in New Orleans. This morning we rode the St. Charles Streetcar through the Garden District and this afternoon we boarded our cruise ship: the Norwegian Dawn.

Streetcar

The New Orleans streetcar system is the oldest streetcar system in the world (or maybe just in the …


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New Orleans, LA

Posted on Thu 29 December 2016 in Caribbean Cruise • Tagged with Cruise, Louisiana, New Orleans, WWII Museum • 1 min read

Today we spent the entire day at the National World War II Museum.

There were three main exhibits: an exhibit about the European Theatre of the war and an exhibition about the Pacific Theatre of the war and an exhibit with some WWII planes. Overall, it was a good comprehensive …


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New Orleans, LA

Posted on Wed 28 December 2016 in Caribbean Cruise • Tagged with Battle of New Orleans, Louisiana, New Orleans • 5 min read

Today we went on a Segway tour of the city and then went straight to a river boat tour which went down the Mississippi River to the site of Andrew Jacksons stand in the Battle of New Orleans.

Segway Tour

After breakfast, we walked to Decatur street where the Segway …


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New Orleans, LA

Posted on Tue 27 December 2016 in Caribbean Cruise • Tagged with Laura Plantation, Louisiana, New Orleans, Oak Alley Plantation, Plantation, Red Fish Grill • 3 min read

This morning we woke up to very dense fog. (See below.) I don't think I've ever been in such dense fog for such a long time.

We ate breakfast downstairs and then headed out down …


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Denver to New Orleans

Posted on Mon 26 December 2016 in Caribbean Cruise • Tagged with Colorado, Denver, French Quarter, Lousiana, New Orleans, St. Louis Cathedral • 4 min read

Abstract (because I know nobody reads the whole thing anyway)

We flew to New Orleans and walked around the French Quarter.


Today we began another adventure. We began the day in Denver, CO and ended up in New Orleans, LA (pronounced: naw-lens). My day started at 04:00. Yes, that …


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