Who makes the floats? Who pays for them? What’s the deal with the masks? Those are the questions I’d never asked myself. Having a big aversion to rowdy and drunken crowd, Mardi Gras is not high on the list of things I’d like to do.
I decided to take a 10 hour bus ride to New Orleans, one of the places I’d wanted to visit for a while. Here are the lowlights and highlights of my visit to New Orleans.