Going Native at Tenerife Carnaval 'Photo of the Day' #6
The 'Mascarita Ponte Tacón' (high heels marathon) in Puerto de la Cruz is always good for a laugh and some outrageous photos. In truth I've got bag loads of great ones to chose from this year; most of them likely to offend somebody or other. However, I felt this 'young lady' personified what this mad part of carnaval is all about.
She could have at least waxed first.
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