Snapshots of the Fortnight (February 6 - 19)

Curated by: Forbes India Photo Team
Published: Feb 22, 2013
Snapshots of the Fortnight (February 6 - 19)

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People prance during the Springerzug carnival parade in Herbstein, Germany on February 11. The Springerzug, literally ‘jumping parade’, is an interpretation of carnival tradition particular to Herbstein. Rose Monday is the highpoint of the annual carnival in the region between Mainz, Cologne and Dusseldorf, where this carnival has been an annual tradition since 1823 and celebrates free-spirited merrymaking before the beginning of Lent