Mardi Gras Blogs

The Mardi Gras Indians

From the moment I heard about the “Mardi Gras Indians,” I knew I had to see’em. And I’m glad I did, because photos can’t capture it. Mardi Gras Indians are dressed in meticulously handmade costumes, covered from head to toe in feathers and beads. The Mardi Gras Indians only march...

Mardi Gras Costume Roundup

So, going to Mardi Gras without a costume is like forgetting to bring your bucking bronco to the rodeo. Rachel and I dressed up and perused the Quarter looking for other like-minded lunatics. We would have had less luck findingĀ  a needle in a stack of needles. Rachel’s “King Cake”...

Mardi Gras Do’s and Deauxnt’s

Mix the best of St. Patrick’s Day, Christmas and Halloween into one holiday, and you’ll get a New Orleans Mardi Gras. It has a bad reputation for being a low-brow, over-sexed Bacchanalian “boobs, beads and beer” free for all, but really that’s just one fifth of it. If you”re new...