Nice Carnaval – Beyond the 5 continents

Antarctica was represented by melting glace – this word play gets lost in English; in French, it means both “ice” and “ice cream.”

La fonte des glaces
 La fonte des glaces

A giant spider spun the World Wide Web to tie everything together.

L'@raignée
 L’@raignée

2013’s guest of honor was the French language, immortalized here by a giant langue bleu-blanc-rouge (French tongue – get it??) poking out of the Académie française, whose Immortels are trying to kill the English language, represented by Captain America.

Défenseurs de la langue française
 Défenseurs de la langue françaizse

 
That’s it, I hope you enjoyed my Carnaval photos! If you haven’t seen them all, go back to the 2013 index.

For terrific photos of the corso illuminé which I didn’t attend this year, check out Découvrez les 18 chars du Carnaval de Nice.

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