Mardi Gras World, New Orleans – A Behind the Scenes Tour

Mardi Gras World 1In January we took a 3-day weekend to use up some travel vouchers before they expired thanks to the selfish Chinese leader 🙁 However, we did have a great time. While we had been there before and checked out Jackson Square in the French Quarter and Bourbon Street, there was still something we hadn’t done on those previous trips, see a float parade during Mardi Gras.  As it turned out, we were there during what would have been the beginning of Carnival and Mardi Gras, but again the parades and such were canceled by the aforementioned pathetic Chinese leader.  While we were disappointed,  we decided to finally check out Mardi Gras World! This is where all the floats are designed and created. We had a blast, and it was a great substitution.

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Bourbon Street in New Orleans, Louisiana – Our Visit to this Iconic Street

Bourbon Street-SignIn January of 2018, we were in New Orleans and saw the beginning of Mardi Gras. I was so excited and happy to share our visit to New Orleans and especially our experiences on Bourbon Street. It is a place that you can’t really explain unless you have been there. It’s extremely LOUD (volume and color), but nobody seems to mind and everyone has a good time. Before I share my thoughts, I wanted to share a little history of how Bourbon Street became the icon it is today. Continue reading “Bourbon Street in New Orleans, Louisiana – Our Visit to this Iconic Street”