Wednesday, February 6, 2008

a pensacola mardi gras

Went to Pensacola over the weekend to celebrate Mardi Gras and to run a 5K with my friend Jennifer. Here are some quick pictures from the longest parade I've ever been to--we left after 2 hours, but I heard that it continued for almost 4. Laissez les bon temps roulette!!

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King of the Sea

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These were big dolphins!

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Car full o' Britneys

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Live band playing on a moving float

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This tree was better at catching beads than I was--better assets??

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I was impressed by the mermaids--it was not THAT warm out!

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Pirates were a big theme

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Do you see the Mario Bros?

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Here's one mid-catch!

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Happy Mardi Gras!

4 comments:

pinknest said...

looks like fun!! did you eat some king cake?

The Kept Woman said...

Fun indeed!! I had the red beans and rice and king cake but you got all the fun!!!

P.S. Did you get your beads the old fashioned way?!

buffalodickdy said...

Too close to Super Bowl this year! Didn't get a breather!

ChocolateCoveredVegan said...

Great pictures! I am sorry to say that I completely forgot about Mardi Gras this year :o(

I didn't even wear any of the many Mardi Gras beads I own :o(

Oh well... there's always next year.