Saturday, September 01, 2001
I returned to New Orleans in September to visit with friends, and discovered that I arrived in time for Southern Decadence. That could not be a better title for what was witnessed over that particular weekend. Indeed, we were privileged enough to obtain a balcony view as events unfolded on the streets on the final night. Chaos reigned again on Bourbon Street, in not too different a fashion than it had on Mardi Gras. I did not take quite as many photos that day, being short on battery power and memory, and the film camera that I had with me was for other purposes.