February 17-20, 2012; 8 parades, 3 cities
Mississippi Delta, Southeast Louisiana
2009 Grand Caravan
Our 3rd trip to Mardi Gras (in a row); first time seeing parades in
Scott, Jessica, Andrew
Baton Rouge Southdowns;
Spanish Town New Orleans NOMTAC; Iris; Okeanos;
Mid-City; Thoth Metairie Napoleon
Day 1: Started at
midnight and drove down US-61 to Baton Rouge in time for the Southdowns
parade. Day 2:
Under threat of a tornado warning, waited out the storms, and then
enjoyed Spanish Town.
Day 3: Saw
parades all day long in Uptown Nola before heading up to Metairie.
Day 4: Carefully
drove home via I-55 & I-57.
Click to see Mardi Gras 2011