Los Latinos appear onstage at Carnaval de la Isla May 25.
A Garifuna dance group performs in the street during Carnaval de la Isla May 25.
A girl from the crowd dances on stage during Carnaval de la Isla.
Crowd participation was a feature at many stage performances during Carnaval de la Isla.
What's a Carnaval without carnival games?
Selling Carnaval trinkets along the parade route before the May 26 parade.
The review stand before the parade May 26.
Dance troupe from Trujillo assembles before the parade.
Clown entertains pre-parade crowd May 26.
Selling Mardi Gras necklaces to parade goers.
Pedestrians reach for carnival beads being tossed down by the privileged few with balcony views.
Models hawking cornmeal pose for photographers before parade.
Marketing corn flour La Ceiba style.
Garifuna dance group sets up along parade route.
Carnival mask at the head of the parade May 26.
Balloon animal anyone?
Maid attendant on the Queen's float.
Queen of the Carnaval/Feria Isidra
Tribute to the Maya
I think this float was sponsored by a soft drink company.
One last smile before I go
A parade entrant from Japan
Salva Vida (lifesaver) beer float.
Throwing beads to the crowd.
It's not all about the beautiful women. There's also the occasional cute kid in a bird costume. But it's mostly about the beautiful women.
Float entry from La Moskitia
Carnival Queen ca 2022