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lunedì 15 febbraio 2010

carnival.'s carnival time here too!
ok, our small town is nothing compared to Rio,
but we try our best.
On sunday we took the kids to see the parade.
This year , to be honest it wasn't as good as last year,
but the kids enjoyed..
so , as long as they have fun.....!!!

Here are some pictures.

My first prize was won by the dung beetles!!
absolutely the best!
followed by the small Adams/scary car
with a couple of funny characters as
cousin Itt (small photos hairy white),
and the boogie man .

6 commenti:

  1. That looks like it was a fun day for everyone!

  2. Sei andata a Tempio o è a Cannigione? Sembra che si siano impegnati...Bello quello con la ghianda!!!

  3. @Ulrile, yes, a fun day indeed!
    @Silvia..macchè semplicemente ad Arzachena!

  4. very interesting!

    didn't know you had rainy days, too!

    Right now we just have a lot of snow...


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