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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

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UPDATE - The guy in the Mayan End of the World Costume last Mardi Gras was ahead of his time, by a few months anyway in New Orleans. Now everyone's getting into the act and there are 12/21/12 Celebrations of Doomsday, Apocolypse, the End of the World and on the positive side, a mystical new era, are popping up all around New Orleans and include concerts, club parties, dinners and ever a Mayan Prophecy film nearby. Check out theNew Orleans Mayan Calendar Doomsday options for Dec. 21, 2012.

------------------------------------------ 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. The Mayans, that calendar, and general doomsday costumes were easy to find. I saw two mini floats depicting a Mayan Temple and its calendar being pulled around the French Quarter.

This wasn't the best Mayan 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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