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Mardi Gras, off the Bourbon Street path


New Orleans is perhaps the number one destination for Mardi Gras revelers, but what about Fat Tuesday celebrations in other parts of Louisiana? Mary parties with the locals in Shreveport for Carnival Season.

For someone wanting to avoid the loud and rowdy Mardi Gras crowds of The French Quarter in New Orleans, the parades and events in Shreveport serve as a great alternative, as Mary Clark discovers.

To read about Mary's journeys, and see photos, visit the Mary Clark Traveler website.