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Mardi Gras through the eyes of a child, in this case a young boy up on a parent's shoulders, begging for Bacchus beads.

Krewe of Bacchus: Photo of the Day

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King of Argus Elton Lagasse welcome King Zulu Garren Thomas Mims, Sr. during festivities in Kenner's Rivertown to kick off Lundi Gras celebration, Monday March 3, 2014. (Photo by Ted Jackson, Nola.com | The Times-Picayune)

Happy Lundi Gras! Fun Fact: In this Mardi Gras scene, you can find many celebrities from the 1930s celebrating Carnival in Jackson Square. They include Seymour Weiss (the owner of the hotel), Jean Harlow, J.P. Morgan, Gloria Vanderbilt, Grouche Marx and The Duke of Windsor.

Paw de Gras Final - PAWS ON PARADE BEAD ODG SCULPTURE- New Orleans mardi gras themed balloon dog sculpture taken on st charles ave. ( no longer on display)

Many Presidents, royalty from around the world, and New Orleans’ own kings and queens of Carnival have added sparkle to The Roosevelt Hotel. Picture on the left: Queen of the Krewe of Athenians as she was escorted during the Grand March in the ballroom. Picture on the right: King-Once-Upon-a-Time and The Queen rulers of the Children Carnival Club drinking a toast in 7-Up.

Endymion Parade Mardi Gras New Orleans Louisanna (via vlosky)

Of all the throws, the Zulu coconut is the most sought after.

Zulu coconuts- makes me want to go to the parade- good memories