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51st Grand Carnival Parade pictures taken in Oranjestad, Aruba, West Indies on Sunday, February 6th. Pictures taken from two locations. I first saw almost the entire parade at the intersection of Vondellaan and Fergusonstraat. Then parts of it in front of the Renaissance Mall. Also see the Carnival Parade in San Nicolas, a smaller parade the day before.

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1 10:58 AM 10:58 AM. People said the parade started at 11:00. But that would be at the airport. So not here yet. Looking south down Vondellaan. For part of the time I was on one of the dump trucks to the right. 2 11:06 AM 11:06 AM. Looking east down Fergusonstraat.
3 11:55 AM 11:55 AM. I went off for an early lunch, and getting back I missed the first few floats. 4 11:56 AM 11:56 AM
5 11:57 AM 11:57 AM 6 12:00 PM 12:00 PM
7 12:01 PM 12:01 PM 8 12:03 PM 12:03 PM
9 12:03 PM 12:03 PM 10 12:05 PM 12:05 PM
11 12:05 PM 12:05 PM 12 12:08 PM 12:08 PM
13 12:13 PM 12:13 PM 14 12:13 PM 12:13 PM
15 12:14 PM 12:14 PM 16 12:18 PM 12:18 PM
17 12:24 PM 12:24 PM 18 12:25 PM 12:25 PM
19 12:27 PM 12:27 PM 20 12:32 PM 12:32 PM
21 12:33 PM 12:33 PM 22 12:34 PM 12:34 PM
23 12:34 PM 12:34 PM 24 12:35 PM 12:35 PM
25 12:36 PM 12:36 PM 26 12:36 PM 12:36 PM
27 12:37 PM 12:37 PM 28 12:42 PM 12:42 PM
29 12:42 PM 12:42 PM 30 12:43 PM 12:43 PM
31 12:48 PM 12:48 PM 32 12:49 PM 12:49 PM
33 12:50 PM 12:50 PM 34 12:51 PM 12:51 PM
35 12:55 PM 12:55 PM 36 12:55 PM 12:55 PM
37 12:59 PM 12:59 PM 38 1:04 PM 1:04 PM
39 1:05 PM 1:05 PM. Los Lagos Bai is the largest group to parade. On the flight down I sat next to the wife of a fellow that every year comes down to join the group. Also see the next five pictures. 40 1:06 PM 1:06 PM
41 1:06 PM 1:06 PM 42 1:09 PM 1:09 PM
43 1:10 PM 1:10 PM 44 1:10 PM 1:10 PM
45 1:14 PM 1:14 PM 46 1:15 PM 1:15 PM
47 1:15 PM 1:15 PM 48 1:16 PM 1:16 PM
49 1:21 PM 1:21 PM 50 1:23 PM 1:23 PM
51 1:23 PM 1:23 PM 52 1:28 PM 1:28 PM
53 1:29 PM 1:29 PM 54 1:32 PM 1:32 PM
55 1:33 PM 1:33 PM 56 1:34 PM 1:34 PM
57 1:35 PM 1:35 PM 58 1:36 PM 1:36 PM. Now I am on one of the dump trucks.
59 1:37 PM 1:37 PM 60 1:38 PM 1:38 PM
61 1:39 PM 1:39 PM 62 1:39 PM 1:39 PM
63 1:40 PM 1:40 PM 64 1:42 PM 1:42 PM
65 1:43 PM 1:43 PM 66 1:45 PM 1:45 PM
67 1:45 PM 1:45 PM 68 1:48 PM 1:48 PM
69 1:49 PM 1:49 PM 70 1:50 PM 1:50 PM
71 1:51 PM 1:51 PM 72 1:52 PM 1:52 PM
73 1:53 PM 1:53 PM 74 1:55 PM 1:55 PM
75 1:57 PM 1:57 PM 76 1:57 PM 1:57 PM
77 1:59 PM 1:59 PM 78 2:01 PM 2:01 PM
79 2:03 PM 2:03 PM 80 2:05 PM 2:05 PM
81 2:06 PM 2:06 PM 82 2:06 PM 2:06 PM
83 2:07 PM 2:07 PM 84 2:08 PM 2:08 PM
85 2:09 PM 2:09 PM 86 2:12 PM 2:12 PM
87 2:12 PM 2:12 PM 88 2:13 PM 2:13 PM
89 2:14 PM 2:14 PM 90 2:20 PM 2:20 PM
91 2:24 PM 2:24 PM 92 2:25 PM 2:25 PM
93 2:25 PM 2:25 PM 94 2:27 PM 2:27 PM
95 2:29 PM 2:29 PM 96 2:30 PM 2:30 PM
97 2:32 PM 2:32 PM 98 2:32 PM 2:32 PM
99 2:33 PM 2:33 PM 100 2:33 PM 2:33 PM
101 2:34 PM 2:34 PM 102 2:35 PM 2:35 PM
103 2:37 PM 2:37 PM 104 2:39 PM 2:39 PM
105 2:39 PM 2:39 PM 106 2:40 PM 2:40 PM
107 2:42 PM 2:42 PM 108 2:43 PM 2:43 PM
109 2:45 PM 2:45 PM 110 2:47 PM 2:47 PM
111 2:47 PM 2:47 PM 112 2:48 PM 2:48 PM
113 2:48 PM 2:48 PM. Three hours after it started at this location the end comes. 114 3:10 PM 3:10 PM. I bicycled over to the tourist area. One could have walked. Here I am in front of the Renaissance Mall.
115 3:18 PM 3:18 PM 116 3:27 PM 3:27 PM. The first float arrives.
117 3:28 PM 3:28 PM 118 3:40 PM 3:40 PM
119 3:42 PM 3:42 PM 120 3:43 PM 3:43 PM
121 3:44 PM 3:44 PM 122 3:48 PM 3:48 PM. This is the first float I saw at the earlier location.
123 3:50 PM 3:50 PM. In the first group of pictures this float only was pictured behind the float in front. So they get two here. 124 3:51 PM 3:51 PM
125 3:55 PM 3:55 PM 126 3:55 PM 3:55 PM
127 3:56 PM 3:56 PM 128 3:57 PM 3:57 PM
129 3:57 PM 3:57 PM 130 3:58 PM 3:58 PM
131 3:58 PM 3:58 PM 132 4:01 PM 4:01 PM
133 4:01 PM 4:01 PM 134 4:03 PM 4:03 PM
135 4:04 PM 4:04 PM 136 4:05 PM 4:05 PM
137 4:05 PM 4:05 PM 138 4:07 PM 4:07 PM
139 4:07 PM 4:07 PM 140 4:08 PM 4:08 PM
141 4:09 PM 4:09 PM 142 4:10 PM 4:10 PM
143 4:12 PM 4:12 PM 144 4:13 PM 4:13 PM
145 4:13 PM 4:13 PM. Last picture before having to leave to get my luggage from the apartments, and leave the bike. 146 4:49 PM 4:49 PM. Back without the bike.
147 4:54 PM 4:54 PM 148 4:54 PM 4:54 PM
149 4:57 PM 4:57 PM 150 4:58 PM 4:58 PM
151 4:59 PM 4:59 PM 152 5:01 PM 5:01 PM
153 5:02 PM 5:02 PM 154 5:04 PM 5:04 PM
155 5:06 PM 5:06 PM 156 5:09 PM 5:09 PM
157 5:11 PM 5:11 PM 158 5:13 PM 5:13 PM. After this one I headed off for some dinner.
159 6:40 PM 6:40 PM. Back from dinner and all is over. The duration of the parade seems to have been shorter near the end. Possibly some dropped out along the way? 160 6:42 PM 6:42 PM
161 6:44 PM 6:44 PM 162 6:45 PM 6:45 PM. Now to get a bus to the airport, and my flight to Bonaire.

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