Mardi Gras in New Orleans (40 images)

Mardi Gras revelers crowd a soggy Bourbon Street on Fat Tuesday in the French Quarter of New Orleans.
Updated: Feb. 12, 2013 at 6:34 PM
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A group carries flambeaux, or torches, in the Krewe of Hermes parade as it rolls down St. Charles Avenue in New Orleans February 8, 2013, on the last weekend of the Carnival season. Fat Tuesday, or Mardi Gras, is February 12. UPI/A.J. Sisco
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