After the fact and when all was done, I thought of things to do in the future when a situation like this was presented again. I could have Left the camera recording in the bathroom, I could have woken Makayla up and had her help me investigate further. I could have left the voice recorder on all night, but in the moment of fear, I panicked. Like I always say.... Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda, nothing you can do about it now. Most of you know what an Empath is, it's someone who is sensitive and can feel energy. Well, I'm most receptive when I am in the Alfa state.... the state between awake and asleep. In this state your mind is conscious , but your body is asleep. After my paranormal episode, I fell into this state. I heard a child yell, as if he was telling me to watch out. I kept opening my eyes and at one point I saw an orange ball of energy in the ceiling, floating in the wedge by the wall. I probably woke up about 6-7 times that night and was exhausted. The next morning I informed Monique about the fan going off, she sent someone to check on it for electrical issues. Later, she confirmed there wasn't a logical explanation of last nights fan serenade. She offered us a room on the 6th floor (Known to be the most haunted). We accepted the offer excitingly. We went about our day with a cemetery tour, and finished the evening with a wonderful Louisiana dinner on a steam boat in the Mississippi river. The evening was a perfect way to celebrate my birthday (thank you Makayla)!
To our surprise, there were no noises or paranormal happenings, I wonder if it's because I pulled out the holy water this time :)
The following morning we went back to the Gumbo shop for those delicious crab cakes and went back home. I will definitely be more prepared for my next paranormal encounter, Louisiana, I'll be back!
Below is a video of Charles, who works there. He has a lot of stories to share. Thanks for reading our story, we hope you enjoyed learning about the Bourbon Orleans Hotel, and the things that go bump in the night.