Te Maeva Nui 2012: The Float Parade

Each year, the Te Maeva Nui Celebration is kicked off by a festive Float Parade. This year’s event was rainy and wet, but, as you will see in this post, The Cook Islands spirit was not…

Ready to watch...

Here we go...

She'll be like them some day... maybe.

Sounding out...

In step...

 

This float is definitely a-head...

Following the leader...

 

Absolutely... where else?

Can you believe it's raining out there?

 

Undampened spirits.

 

Rain? What rain?

Focused.

 

Ahhh... Ahhhhh... Achoooo!

“]”]”]

Great faces... YIKES!

Kinda like The Olympics... kinda.

Floating in style.

Telecom-ing and go-ing

To your health!

Go Samoa!

Samoan goin'... Hi Mousie!

Lookin'

Oh yeah... it was rainin'!

Seriously raining... and smiling!

If we run fast enough...

we can dodge...

the raindrops!

But officer... we were only going 53!

Now... let's DANCE!

Sorta like The Olympics... sorta.

Wait a minute... is that GRASS???

Looks like that's everyone...

That was great... next year... SUN!