The morning started out pouring rain but cleared up to give us a fantastic afternoon for the 2012 Maypole festival! Here are a few shots of the carnival that weaved through town and is currently poppin down at Parque Reyes as I type!
The sexy barrio dancers
Shaking the maypole
Barrio group dancing
Grupo Zinica lives on. Click photo for old Zinica Maypole music!
Bitterwood posing with the new Grupo Zinica
Tough little girls
Master and his slave
Rum through a straw out of a dog dish
Shaking it all
Sexy dancers with their king
Saloman! Stop looking at his crotch.
Rollin around the corner
Red dancer smiling
From kids to seniors
A parade doesn't stop you when you have to pee.
Pink girls dancing
Rasta painter, Percy
Shaking the palo de mayo
In memory of Mango Ghost, who is now a real ghost.
First place Miss Mayita
Come give me a hug Miss Lovette!
On the way to the carnival today I saw this...fresh leopard skin.
Mom and daughter
Washtub bass with a man who knows how to strum it!
Bitterwood showing off Zinica
Gloria dancing with Fatima
Parade heading through Beholden
Spraypaint + lighters = instant torches
Even the Garifuna were gettin down.
Photos don't do this guys dance any justice!
Posing in front of their tree
Parading around the bend