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Krewe du Vieux opens New Orleans Mardi Gras

 

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The opening parade January 31 for the 2015 New Orleans Mardi Gras season by the Krewe du Vieux maintained the traditional small scale donkey or man-power drawn floats but was LARGER THAN LIFE in political satire mixed with “adult themes.”

New Orleans: Krewe du Vieux, Mardi Gras 2015
New Orleans: Krewe du Vieux, Mardi Gras 2015

The Krewe du Vieux is the ONLY major parade that actually can go through the French Quarter.

traditional Donkey drawn floats, Krewe du Vieux, Mardi Gras 2015
traditional Donkey drawn floats, Krewe du Vieux, Mardi Gras 2015
Krewe du Vieux, Mardi Gras 2015
Krewe du Vieux, Mardi Gras 2015

As you’ll see over the next 2 weeks, the parades are “monumental.” BTW: some of pics in costume are just people viewing the parade, not participants – but in New Orleans, everyone’s a “participants”

 

 

 

 

Krewe du Vieux, Mardi Gras 2015
Krewe du Vieux, Mardi Gras 2015

 

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Click for the complete New Orleans Mardi Gras 2015 schedule.

 

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