Children line the streets during the procession with little tinfoil balls hoping for a drip of candle wax. It's actually an ingenious way to keep a kids attention during what can be a very long night.
This girl has been collecting wax on this ball for 5 years.
This guy is the nephew of someone who befriended us in the crowd, he helps carry the parade float. The hat on his head is a protection for his head, neck and back. They also wear back supports as they will take turns all night long carrying the floats through town.
My name is Brooke and we've discovered that living the life of an expat has its privileges! We LOVE to travel and after 5 years in Germany we have just moved to Saudi Arabia. Join us as we begin this new adventure and discover new parts of the world.