Everywhere I walked, it seemed that the trees were draped with mardi gras beads.
Of course, not all the colors were flowers. The people of New Orleans were colorful, too.
Including my walking companions. Here are two of them:
I wish I'd snapped this pic below soon enough for you to see this adorable woman from the front, complete with bunny ears, paws, and feet.
Just a few more photos...
We generally followed this instruction below when walking.