Carnaval de Aguilas, 20 FEB 2007
The parade begins
... and continues in colourful style
Male, and very 'butch', ballerinas
A 'scary' wolf!
Decidedly dodgy-looking cops!
The 'moonie-boot' dancers' float...
Another colourful and lively group!
A 'cute' orange-clad male dancer!
(in the style of Tottyland)
Bill in his silly Carnival hat!
Pretend money handed out by the
gent on the 'banknote'
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Blogging from the Highlands of Scotland until I return to the Murcia region of Spain in the Autumn for a month or so
'From fanaticism to barbarism is only one step' - Diderot
Wednesday, 21 February 2007
Carnival at Aguilas (Murcia, Spain) - 20 February 2007
Yesterday evening I went with a group of people to the Carnival at Aguilas; it is the most important 'carnaval' in Murcia province and is one of the more important pageants of this kind in Spain. Overall it was a very enjoyable evening, except for the fact that it started drizzling rain just before the parade began and the rain continued (and strengthened a little) throughout the evening, which was in any case already quite cool. However, glasses of sangria and a few creamy coffees laced with Cointreau kept my spirits up!