Paul Thompson, of Cheshire, England, said he was surprised by the quality of the work.
"It was very intricate and very colorful, much more professional than what you would surmise from a once-a-year Carnival," Thompson said. "It's quite amazing."
Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World: http://www.mardigrasworld.com/
New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau: http://www.neworleanscvb.com/
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