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Mardi Gras Pictures from the Marigny in New Orleans

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End of the World Costume at Mardi Gras 2012
Mardi Gras Pictures from the Marigny in New Orleans

End of the World Costume at Mardi Gras 2012

c. N.A. Nungesser
This being 2012 and the Mayan Calendar and all the doomsday predictions, it's no surprise that all of that was a popular theme this Mardi Gras. I saw two mini floats depicting a Mayan Temple and its calendar being pulled around the French Quarter. The Mayans, that calendar, and general doomsday costumes were easy to find. This wasn't the best end of the world costume, but it was the only one that provided useful information about how many shopping days were left until the end.

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