If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!My totally awesome 19 year old nephew was in town this past Labor Day weekend from North Carolina. To be honest, I didn’t know if he’d even want to come out to San Francisco. He’s a country boy and a [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Music'
September 7th, 2007 · 9 Comments
August 22nd, 2007 · No Comments
Drag a bar stool up to the piano and soak in the atmosphere of the oldest building in the French Quarter. It’s been standing since around 1772. And with Mike Hood on the keys you’re be sure to remain entertained until well past when you fall off said stool. Travel Betty Basics Lafitte’s Blacksmith Shop [...]
August 21st, 2007 · 1 Comment
For some dumb reason, last time I was in New Orleans, I passed up the chance to see a show at Preservation Hall. I don’t think I understood the concept. I guess I thought it was a venue for current rock bands or something. Anyway, it just so happened that last night right after our [...]
July 10th, 2007 · No Comments
Looking for an aural experience to transport you back to the land of time before time? Travel Betty’s Egyptian Soundtrack Here’s my iTunes iMix of traditional Egyptian music, Nubian music, music I listened to while in Egypt, music Travel Boyfriend and I joked about on our trip and funky electronic and dance music with an [...]
July 4th, 2007 · 1 Comment
We came upon this gentleman playing his rababa for us outside the temple of Medinet Habu in Luxor, Egypt. Go ahead and enjoy half a minute of his musical stylings. You just might feel compelled to give him some baksheesh. Orbitz: Don’t you deserve a little TLC when you travel?