Mardi Gras Fat Tuesday Parades

 

Starts with the Zulus

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These floats are no joke

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Hey mister, throw me something!

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And progresses to Rex, The King of the Carnival

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And his lieutenants

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Butterfly King?

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Find the hidden riders in the float!

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Boeuf Gras, represents the feasting of Fat Tuesday

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We got a lot of throws from these guys

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Not just beads

New Orleans, Louisiana

That might be my most favorite parade picture, trash, beads, Mardi Gras flavored potato chips…

And then the Krewe du Vieux filled out the rest of the 10 hour parade day

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Satire and word play

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And then it’s all over except for the clean up

New Orleans, Louisiana

25 million pounds of beads creates a lot of trash

New Orleans, Louisiana

And then Mardi Gras is done for another year.

Next time, I’m coming for the whole week because we missed a LOT of stuff in the week before.

Next time…

 

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