Mardi Gras, New Orleans

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  • Celebrate Mardi Gras all Year at Mardi Gras World
    Celebrate Mardi Gras all Year at Mardi...
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    Beads in the Trees

    by cruisingbug Updated Jan 31, 2004
    Beads in the Trees, New Orleans

    Second trip to New Orleans and once again just missed Mardi Gras! But the evidence is all around - what tree needs leaves when it can sprout beads?

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    Daytime parades

    by darthmilmo Written Aug 26, 2002

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    Daytime parade. There are dozen of day parades to attend during and before Mardi Gras. This picture was taken at the imfamouse Zulu parade.

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  • Go to at least 1 parade... and...

    by huffress Written Aug 26, 2002

    Go to at least 1 parade... and walk as many streets as you can, to make sure you see it all. There is soooo much going on and you don't want to miss a thing!
    Anything goes!

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    Float after float, after...

    by squeak_tj97 Written Aug 26, 2002

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    Float after float, after float. It never ended! What town can have 2-4 routes going on in the day, for at least 2 weeks?

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    BOURBON STREET: During Mardi...

    by karinyeung Written Aug 25, 2002

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    BOURBON STREET: During Mardi Gras, the balconies are teeming with people bartering beads for personal acts...a wide range of acts...
    Only at Mardi Gras...

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    I was really amazed at the...

    by melemeday Written Aug 25, 2002

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    I was really amazed at the elaborate floats during the mardi Gras parades. They much better than I had anticipated, and of course the frenzy of catching beads!

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    The parades of Mardi Gras

    by Jschukal Written Aug 24, 2002

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    This is how you get the beads, and we all know what the beads get you. Be aggressive and catch as many as you can, they throw them off the floats. Usually parades run in the evening.

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