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Carnival in Cyprus, a final blast of self indulgence before the Lent.

Carnival is one of the biggest celebrations in Cyprus that has been celebrated for centuries. It may have been influenced by Greek traditions, which originally celebrating Dyonisos, the god of wine and festivities. Many cities and villages organize carnival events, but the largest and the most colorful one is held in Limassol. This year, we went to Limassol, the town of  Carnival, just to enjoy this simply pleasure event and also to get some ideas how big is the event compared to the famous Carnival in Brazil we often see in the news.

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