A funny take on watching on parade when you can’t find a good vantage point. As you will see, people can be quite innovative when it comes to finding the right spot.
Last Saturday we went to watch Mardi Gras 2015 Parade. With more than 10,000 participants, about 150 floats, and thousands and thousands of spectators, covering around 5 km, Mardi Gras is indeed a spectacular event to watch out for.
Hyde Park was the starting point of the parade this year. The start time being 7:00 pm, we reached the park by 4:30, just to find a proper place (which later on we found wasn’t enough) The participants looked absolutely fabulous in their colorful and rather interesting costumes. After shooting them for a while we decided to make our way to the street and find a place to watch the parade.
But alas!! we weren’t lucky that day. Across the span of 5km, not a place was left that remained unoccupied.
I did try to sneak in between towering human wall, but, in vain. That’s when I realized, that there are other ways of watching the parade.
Now this lovey-dovey couple really did find a sweet spot.
This sweet grandfather is quite strong, the way he climbed the pole made my jaw touch my toes.
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