New maps: Mardi Gras & pre-Lenten celebrations

on February 21, 2012

Mardi Gras celebrations Lent is about to start – which means today is Mardi Gras (“Fat Tuesday”)! Cities around the world are celebrating the pre-Lenten period with a range of carnival-like celebrations. If you’re thinking of heading to a Mardis Gras celebration next year, or would like to know more about where these carnival-style events take place, a map is always a good place to start looking! Our first map (above) shows the top 12 countries renowned for their Mardis Gras parades...

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