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Why the pride? It's that Caribana pride!

This past summer, I had the opportunity to visit one of the most visited places in the world— Toronto, Canada. I must say that it was one of the best experiences of my life being that I was only there for 3 days. 526 more words

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Boobs, Butts & Feathers

I survived my first Caribbean carnival, and this is the tale.

I spent an extended weekend in Toronto for the annual Caribana Carnival. Normally I am not a fan of dancing in the streets while men try to grind on me, but I was told I get to wear a costume with lots of feathers. 304 more words

Travels

Streets On Fire: An Inside Guide To The Caribana/OVO Fest Weekend In The 6

If my week wasn’t lit before Caribana, it turned on fire by the time the weekend hit.

There is something about having that much energy in one location that just always heightens things. 975 more words

National

Caribana's history...and present-day chaos

Toronto’s annual Carnival celebrations took place a couple of weeks ago, leaving me with a real “Carnival tabanca” (Trini slang used to describe the longing for Carnival). 1,348 more words

Toronto

on boxes, bad music, and the drive to be more

what if everything you’ve ever been taught about yourself were true? what if you really aren’t good enough? what if you really are too short? or too tall? 1,119 more words

Writing

Toronto: Food and Style Profile

The Looks, The Parties and The Eats

Thursday, July 29th

Carnival Nights at Uniun Club

This event had a mixture of everything a lot more hip hop than expected for a party titled “Carnival Nights.” The venue was 2 floors and spacious, with a crowd who’s ratio of men to women was 3:1, something New Yorkers, especially women weren’t used to. 572 more words

Caribana 2016

Oh Canadaaaaaa (sings)

Well this was my first time in Canada, and I almost didn’t make it. Funny story my passport expired the day after my flight, luckily since I am a permanent resident of the United States was able to continue with my travels. 281 more words