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Friday, 16 September 2016

Summer Carnival

Parade announces the opening of the first Puerto de la Cruz Summer Carnival 2016

Carnival costumes on display in the local hotels


Preparations for the music and dancing and open air bars

Our own carnival preparations: a bit of shopping.

Typical carnival weather arriving

In the Café de París in Puerto de la Cruz for afternoon Kaffee und kuchen

Puerto de la Cruz decided to have a Summer Carnival for the first time in 2016, which conveniently coincided with the trip we'd already planned. Part of their reason for having this 'carnival lite' in summer was to bring it to more tourists - and maybe tempt them to come for carnival proper in February - and partly to have better weather for carnival. So, of course, the clouds began to gather and sat there over the town for the entire three days or so, being menacing. 

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