It was still a few days before Mardi Gras, but the party was starting to form. Some girls from Playboy, one of which appeared to be Pamela Anderson, were putting on an early show. Down the street further, some local were doing the same. Everything was as expected.
Lundi Gras was pretty laid back. We really didn't go into the Quarter for much, except to drop off some equipment at Checkpoint for the Creaters of Habit gig that night. Our close friend was playing a gig with his old krewe, and it was to bleed into the early hours of Mardi Gras morning.
We didn't get involved with that after the gig, but did peak around the corner into the Marigny for a moment, catching a little percussion improve and meeting random people needing a light.
We avoided even that. during the night on this trip.
We focused on meeting various people and capturing some of the random uniqueness that wandered about and had a blast.
Without doubt, the adventure ended back in the Marigny. It is our favorite spot on Mardi Gras night, either on the street or at Cafe Brasil. We even took a little video snapshot below. There is no better place, except maybe a moment to chill at the Dragon's Den.