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Top 5 Mardi Gras + Carnival Celebrations in the World


Get your beads and costumes ready! Ever since the first official Mardi Gras parade of 1837, the world has reveled in the bright colors and frivolous savoir-faire of the 47 days that lead up to Easter Sunday.  Literally translated to “Fat Tuesday,” Mardi Gras was designed to satisfy all of our indulgences before giving them up during Lent. While the celebration is called by different names around the world (Mardi Gras or Carnival), the party is for the same reason. Here are the top 5 places to glorify your inner hedonist:
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