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Pacific Vacation Travel Agencies Harvey LA

Local resource for Pacific vacation travel agencies in Harvey. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to vacations in the Pacific, as well as advice and content on the latest and hottest luxury resorts in the Pacific where you can schedule your vacation.

Travel Central
(504) 834-7000
3221 N. Causeway Blvd 1st floor
Metairie, LA
Services
Annual Travel Benefit,NO FINANCIAL SERVICES

Carlson Wagonlit Travel
(504) 522-7777
1124 Saint Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA
 
Community Travel
(504) 552-2913
612 N Rampart St
New Orleans, LA
 
Bourbon Orleans Hotel
(504) 523-2222
717 Orleans Ave
New Orleans, LA
 
Vacations At Sea Travel Agency
(504) 482-1572
4919 Canal St
New Orleans, LA
 
DMI Travel
(504) 524-0050
610 S Peters St
New Orleans, LA
 
Board of Commissioners of The Port of New Orleans Operations
(504) 528-3222
1350 Port Of New Orleans Pl
New Orleans, LA
 
A & W Travel Inc
(504) 865-0001
1129 Pine St
New Orleans, LA
 
Costa Rica Travel Exchange
(504) 482-2800
123 David St
New Orleans, LA
 
Atlas Tour & Travel
(504) 483-0607
6465 Oakland DR
New Orleans, LA
 

I’ve Been Travelling

And I love being free. The last month has been pretty hectic, with trips around Australia and New Zealand, plus a very eye-opening humdinger of a trip to Taiwan.
I’ll give my reasons in depth in a future Lucire, but I think Taiwan is the next big vacation spot. You’d normally think of an island holiday as being Bali, Fiji or Tahiti, but when I saw the Sun Moon Lake and the Alishan region, I was adamant that this would be the next big thing.
Gen Chiang Kai-shek obviously liked Sun Moon Lake so much he had his holiday home there.
Less expected was the very real need to know some Mandarin. As a native Cantonese speaker, this was a surprise but by the end of my time there, I was beginning to ?gure out which consonant sounds were replaced by which. For westerners the best explanation is that the two dialects differ as much as Danish and Italian: they may share an alphabet, but you’d struggle to understand complete sentences.
I also didn’t see any native Taiwanese, despite having headed to the south of the island. There is a theory that Polynesians, once upon a time, hailed from Taiwan. In the documentary Made in Taiwan, hosts Nathan Rarere and Oscar Kightley met up with an aboriginal Taiwanese and remarked at their similarities.
I’ve posted some of my odder pics, shot for a friend of mine in New Zealand via those newfangled cellphones (I had to take one with me for emergencies), at my Vox blog , and the rest will emerge progressively. Others I’ll wait till someone scans...

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