By Mark McEachran at 9:07 pm on Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Leslie in New Orleans

It’s very much as it was, but it has been changed. Possibly the biggest difference between New Orleans in October of 2007 and New Orleans in January of 2001 is the difference in the number of tourists. On New Years Eve 2000 you could barely shove your way through Bourbon Street. In 2007 you can get a beer-to-go from every bar in less than a half hour. For us, this was somewhat refreshing. Our biggest complaint from our 2000/2001 trip was the terrible service we received at every restaurant and bar. But now folks are so happy that you’re there that they’re begging you to stay. “We need the dues!” (Read on …)

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