Yesterday was my friend, Julianna’s birthday! So, my friend Emily and I went to the beach because we were invited to “Fat Tuesday”.
When we arrived, it was difficult to work the parking meter! 946 more words
Mardi Gras is a massive family holiday which occurs annually in New Orleans, and includes music, floats and parades. Normally celebrated on Fat Tuesday, which is the day before Ash Wednesday and the start of the period of Lent (a time of sacrifice), the tradition began on February 24, 1857 by the Krewe of Comus. 435 more words
Prior to arriving in Miami there were thousands of texts about what flights to catch, hundreds of arguments about where we would stay, dozens of pictures shared about which bikinis we were getting all for five amazing days we were going to spend together. 540 more words
I’ve spent many years studying French, but for some reason never quite computed that ‘Mardi Gras’ translated to ‘Fat Tuesday’. Until I went to the 639 more words