I had to fly overnight New Year’s Eve to do it, but I made it to Green Turtle Cay in time for the New Year’s Day Junkanoo! Because January 1 fell on a Sunday, the parade was held on Monday, January 2.
This year’s theme was “Birds of Paradise,” and the colour and detail in the costumes was amazing! It was a steaming hot day, and I have to admit, I felt sorry for the performers. I was uncomfortable just standing and shooting photos — I can’t even imagine how warm they were beneath layers of cardboard, crepe paper, feathers and makeup.
But even the littlest performers soldiered on, and gave us a really terrific show. Congratulations to all involved in another successful Junkanoo. Can’t wait for next year!