The parading began at 8:00-ish and lasted close to15 hours -- without a break. Just this endless, flowing and flamboyant, sixteen-hour long caterpillar.
Folks show up by bus loads, on bikes, in cars and on foot. The come early, wedging their cars where they can, changing clothing while crouched behind an open car door, or at the river's edge.
|Ngobe people, perched on a hillside by the main road.|
|Most local schools participate, this being William's class.|
|I got a "thumbs up!"|
|One of dozens of parading groups.|