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We left this past Saturday on a small vacation. First stop was Biloxi, Miss. Spent the night at the Beau Rivage Casino, best part of it was the all you can eat crab legs on the buffett. Got up the next morning, did a Waffle House breakfast and headed to New Orleans. After this short trip, stayed in the French Quarter, ate some oysters at Acme Oyster House, then had dinner at Mr. B's Bistro which was great!. Went to Harrah's for a little more gambling, lost our allocated funds, did another tour of the D-Day Museum. This is a great place for WWII history geeks. Next morning was cafe aulait and beignets at Cafe Du Monde, then on the road to Natchez to see some relatives. This was a short visit and we were off again to Lake Charles. We could have gone straight back home, but we hadn't ever been to Lauberge Du Lac, so we did another one nighter there. Stopped at a local place called Seafood Palace and had some crawfish, gumbo and boudin balls. Great! This is a hidden gem if anyone is in Lake Charles. They'll even issue you a pair of latex gloves so the crawfish don't burn your fingers.
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1100 miles, 4 days, 22.8 mpg at interstate speeds and then some. No tickets. no problems. The Clave was a pleasure to drive from start to finish
 

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That sounds like fun and the mileage pretty great. :thumb:

AHHHH New Orleans. Love that city stayed at the Hotel Monteleone on Royal Street French Quarter when I was there last. Last trip I spent 4 days down there at a conference I attended was June 2006 after the hurricane. Never did the gambling boats down there though. The Acme Oyster House yep definitely a place one must dine at. ;D
 

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I love New Orleans. I spent ten weeks there in the Summer of 1991, and spent plenty of time in the French Quarter. I would also finish my nights there with a beignet at Cafe du Monde. BTW, it always amazed me that one could walk right into the Mississippi River right nearby. There were no barriers at the banks to prevent one of the many French Quarter drunks from going for a quick dip. :)
 

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pretty cool..
Ill be heading out that way next month... not sure if ill drive thru New Orleans. I may go around it to save some time.
But- Even if I wanted crab legs or other shellfish-- I cant eat them.
I used to eat shrimp cocktails (mexican style with octopus, onion, cilantro, tomato, etc) when I was young.
Then one day I had several lobster tails in Puerto Nuevo Baja California.... and within an hour I was itchy in the throat, hot, scratching, clearing my throat-- and the next day I had a big puffy eye....
Since then I have not had shellfish again.... :'( :'( :'( :'(

But-- we are definitely going to waffle house.
 
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