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#112624 - 12/13/05 04:51 AM Party in February
birdie Offline
I saw a post about a big party in February. What is it?

#112625 - 12/13/05 05:04 AM Re: Party in February
Kra-Z-K Offline
It is a festival. Carnaval. 4 days leading up to Ash Wed.

Comparsas dancers form groups and dress themselves in customs and dance through the main streets of the town.

The town paints each other and on the last day anyone in town throughout the late hours or the night/early morning will get painted or even raw eggs thrown on them. Tons of fun.

#112626 - 12/13/05 10:09 PM Re: Party in February
Are those "assalt" and pepper eggs that they throw? I will be there in late february, but i don't see the "fun" in getting painted and assulted with eggs. that would really [#%!] me off! mad
I want to be just like Capt Jeff when I grow up!

#112627 - 12/13/05 10:23 PM Re: Party in February
klcman Offline
I actually think the OP was referring to Reaper & his skydive buds.....he is the one who mentioned a "big party" ...others interpreted it to mean Carnival.
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#112628 - 12/13/05 10:29 PM Re: Party in February
Do the sky divers throw eggs and paint at you too? eek
I want to be just like Capt Jeff when I grow up!

#112629 - 12/13/05 10:35 PM Re: Party in February
indygal Offline
We have been there a couple times during Carnival. The parade is fun. Getting painted and egged is also not my idea of fun, so we stayed away from the kids and the beach right in town. A couple of times some kids acted like they might throw paint my way, I just nodded my head no and smiled and they went on their way. With a little thought you should be safe 2mile. You could also stay 2 miles north for a couple days. laugh
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#112630 - 12/13/05 10:37 PM Re: Party in February
klcman Offline
Indy has it right......just say no and you'll have no problems ( Unless ke decides to paint ya anyway laugh )
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#112631 - 12/13/05 10:46 PM Re: Party in February
Ok, but i'm going to bring a "ke" stick just in case she gets any ideas :rolleyes:
I want to be just like Capt Jeff when I grow up!

#112632 - 12/13/05 11:17 PM Re: Party in February
SimonB Offline
Wuss! I've had my ass kicked every year since I got here and have enjoyed the hell out of it. What's really fun is running up and attacking a group of kids and then seeing what happens next.

#112633 - 12/14/05 12:09 AM Re: Party in February
john robertsdenver Offline
Hola, when is Ash Wednesday, and the big party?? It is toward the end of Feb., Yes?? john in denver

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