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Nothing beats Carnaval in San Pedro, but this is a fair second place

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Kids roam the streets of San Pedro during Carnaval 2015.
Happy Warriors: Kids roam the streets of San Pedro during Carnaval 2015, cheerfully smearing each other with (hopefully) washable paint. It is a chance to be wild and free, just before Lent begins.

I missed Carnaval in San Pedro, Belize, this year.

No kids giddily slathering each other in colorful paint in Central Park.

No quirky and entertaining Comparsas song-and-dance parades.

No party in the park, La Pintadera, the last hurrah before Lent. Read the rest of this entry »