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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Mardi Gras revelers beg for beads as the Zulu Mardi Gras parade rolls through the streets of downtown New Orleans February 21, 2012. Huge crowds gather along parade routes to soak up the last day of the carnival season before the beginning of Lent. UPI/A.J. Sisco
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