What are the traditions behind the Mardi Gras?
Mardi Gras, aka Fat Tuesday, is the time to revel in all things gluttonous. Once a holiday to use up food before fasting during the Lenten season, Mardi Gras has turned into a huge celebration, and the epicenter of the festivities in the U.S. is New Orleans. Music, parades, costumes, masks and above all, excitement, […]