Junkanoo Festival Photo Journal

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Our recent trip to the Bahamas was predominantly for the Junkanoo festival that takes place in the early hours of the morning on both Boxing Day and New Year's Day. If you would like to find out more information about the festival I encourage you to check out the listing I wrote for Fest300.com – Junkanoo Festival. You can also view more of my photos here – Rushing to Junkanoo.

Bleachers and barricades on Bay Street
Bleachers and barricades on Bay Street
Colorful paint and costume
Colorful paint and costume
Did we find Mc Hammer
Did we find Mc Hammer?
Docked cruiseliners
Docked cruise liners
Drummer
Drummer
Grabbing any vantage point
Grabbing any vantage point
Green face paint
Green face paint
I have a dream float
I have a dream float
Indian headdress
Indian headdress
Junkanoo beach
Junkanoo Beach
Lisette and the police
Lisette and the police
Lisette ready to cheer
Lisette is ready to cheer
Lisette with a discarded costume
Lisette with a discarded costume
Lisette with a float
Posing with a float
Local TV report
Local TV report
Looking down Bay Street
Looking down Bay Street
Meeting the locals
Hanging with the locals
Michael with one of the staff
Michael with one of the staff
More trumpets
Trumpets
One cool bike
One cool bike
One of the floats
One of the floats
Phone capture
Phone capture
Rhinestones galore at the Junkanoo Parade
Rhinestones galore
Ringing those cowbells
Ringing those cowbells
Rockin the tomahawk
Rockin the tomahawk
Smiling faces
Smiling faces
Spectators in costume
Spectators in costume
Steppin to the beat
Steppin to the beat
The king is losing his nose
The king is losing his nose
The routine begins
The routine begins
The streets before the parade
The streets before the parade
Trumpets
More trumpets
Valley Boys pride
Valley Boys!
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Michael Glass

Michael is the founder of Backpacker Travel. He also runs walking tours in San Francisco and is a freelance travel writer. Michael is extremely passionate about travel and loves to explore festivals around the world.

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