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Carnival New Orleans
Anything and everything that is Mardi Gras in the town. Includes a blog, pictures of Barkus parades and costumes in the French Quarter, and virtual tour.
http://carnivalneworleans.com/

Catholic Encyclopedia: Shrovetide
Some history behind this holiday.
http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/13763a.htm

City of Mobile: Mardi Gras
Includes parade routes, schedules, and the Mobile Carnival Museum.
http://www.cityofmobile.org/mardigras.php

Foundation European Carnival Cities
Is dedicated to the promotion and preservation of people's festivals and parades in Europe.
http://www.carnivalcities.com/

Mardi Gras Southeast Texas
Held in Port Arthur, Texas. Features calendar, photographs, attractions, dates, and krewes.
http://mardigras.portarthur.com/

Mardi Gras Tidbits
Author's first impressions of Mardi Gras in 1996, some favorite links, a message board, and information about the current Mardi Gras.
http://www.amberle.com/MardiGrasTidbits/

Mardi Gras in the Mountains
The six day celebration in the ski town of Red River, NM. Includes extensive schedule of events, photo gallery of past events and krewe info.
http://www.redrivermardigrasinthemountains.com/

Mardi Gras, from Life in the USA
Provides brief description of the holiday.
http://www.lifeintheusa.com/community/mardigras.htm

Mobile Mask
Guide to Mardi Gras in Mobile and south Alabama.
http://themobilemask.com/

The Catholic Roots of Mardi Gras
Learn about the Catholic roots of Mardi Gras, also known as Fat Tuesday, the last hurrah before the start of Lent on Ash Wednesday. Also has free Mardi Gras e-cards.
http://www.americancatholic.org/Features/MardiGras/

Traditions from Carnival of Nice
An invitation to the traditional feasts and musical culture from Provence, County of Nice, and Occitany. Offers background information, sound files, lyrics, bibliography, and discography.
http://mtcn.free.fr/mtcn-traditional-music-midi-carnival.php

Wikipedia: Brazilian Carnival
On-line encyclopedia article provides information regarding styles by State, sambdromo, music, and security.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brazilian_Carnival

Wikipedia: Caribbean Carnival
On-line encyclopedia article provides information regarding International Caribbean Carnivals.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caribbean_Carnival

Wikipedia: Carnival
Description of the celebration in countries around the world.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carnival