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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000519.txt from 2005/08

From: Audrey Travis <clr91nt@-----.ca>
Subj: Re: [kl] New Orleans
Date: Wed, 31 Aug 2005 21:35:36 -0400

News reports say that 80% of New Orleans is under water, so the chances
are very good, though Canal Street, on early reports, wasn't too bad.
I can't remember if those spots are near each other. I was there too.
My prayers and hopes of safety go out to everyone in the devastated
areas, especially in New Orleans and Biloxi which seem to be the worst
of the devastated areas.

Audrey
On 31-Aug-05, at 6:19 PM, Fred wrote:

> I attended the 2001 Clarinetfest in New Orleans and stayed at the
> Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel. I was on the fourth floor facing
> the river with nothing between me and the river but the narrow
> Riverside walk. Does anyone know if that hotel and the surrounding
> area (which had an aquarium, an Imax theater, and a "world trade
> center" complex, as well as a large casino (Harrah's?)) is under
> water? If I remember correctly, many of the houses north of the hotel
> were very old, frail, wooden structures.
>

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