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The day we left our kids were already talking about coming back to visit New Mwrdi next year during the festival. They had the best time and really want to make it an annual event.
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We heard wonderful things about the Bacchus parade and want to go to it next time. Charles Ave. No big parades go through the French Quarter due to size restrictions.
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It was always a more somber event focused on giving up what you loved for 40 days during Lent.
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