This week was Mardi Gras, but pandemic precautions meant the cancellation of the usual parades and parties. That was necessary, but it’s unfortunate.
I’ve never actually visited New Orleans for Mardi Gras. But I’ve been to New Orleans on various occasions and I love that city. Of course, I enjoy the music and the food. But I also love the culture, the art and architecture, and the history. I know of no other place with the same kind of color and energy, no other place with that level of audaciousness.
I know there’s a lot more to New Orleans than just the French Quarter, but I just came across this photo I took on Bourbon Street a few years back, and the neon signs amuse me.
I hope to travel back there again next year!