A portrait of Croatia in 100 images

#14 Rijeka – carnival

Rijeka carnival. Rijeka, February 2012
Rijeka Carnival Croatia photography HRric_0538a

Held on the last Sunday before Lent (usually February), the Rijeka Carnival is now the second largest carnival in Europe after Venice. Events are spread over several days, culminating in the International Carnival Parade – an enormous procession with well over 10,000 participants, which sees a succession of floats and cavorting Croatians in outrageous costumes make their way through the streets of Rijeka.
Photo © Rudolf Abraham. No unauthorized use.

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4 responses

  1. Fantastic shot! Love it 🙂

    July 25, 2012 at 12:05 am

  2. next to zebras, this must be the perfect subject for black-and-white. caught the right moment, too. 🙂

    July 25, 2012 at 9:02 am

    • Thanks Alessandro – always good to see you here

      September 29, 2012 at 9:00 am

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