New Orleans: Breakneck Speeds, Boils & Beads

Get ready to shake your tail feather at Mardi Gras in New Orleans! Bert takes a couple on a quest for celebration — and beads — throughout the whole state of Louisiana, from swamps to the heart of the French Quarter.

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Catching Crawfish

Catching Crawfish

Bert Kreischer takes New Orleans adventurers Jennifer Hardy-Fabian and Brian Fabian on a small boat on the bayou to catch crawfish in Duson, LA. 960 1280

  

How to Eat Crawfish

How to Eat Crawfish

Mark Falgout, owner of the Blue Moon Saloon in Lafayette, LA, teaches Bert, Jennifer and Brian how to eat crawfish. 960 1280

  

King Cake

King Cake

A king cake on display at a party during Courir de Mardi Gras in Church Point, LA. Courir de Mardi Gras is a traditional event held in several southern Louisiana communities on Fat Tuesday. 960 1280

  

Courir de Mardi Gras

Courir de Mardi Gras

Jennifer, Brian and Bert walk in the parade for Courir de Mardi Gras. 960 1280

  

Voodoo Ceremony

Voodoo Ceremony

Priestess Miriam performs a voodoo love ceremony for Brian and Jennifer in New Orleans. 960 1280

  

Airboat Ride

Airboat Ride

Bert takes the adventurers on the airboat ride of a lifetime in Henderson, LA. 960 1280

  

Cajun Crawfish Étouffée

Cajun Crawfish Étouffée

Cajun crawfish étouffée, a traditional Southern dish, from Lasyone’s Meat Pie Restaurant in Natchitoches, LA. 960 1280

  

Krewe of Orpheus Parade

Krewe of Orpheus Parade

One of the stunning floats in the Krewe of Orpheus parade makes its way down the street in New Orleans. 960 1280

  

Thunder Road Raceway

Thunder Road Raceway

Jennifer and Bert watch as Brian gets ready for an adrenaline-pumping thrill ride at Thunder Road Raceway in Gilliam, LA. 960 1280

  

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