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Carnival — the indulgent pre-Lent festival celebrated around the world — ended Tuesday. Relive the madness here.

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Queen’s Park Savannah, Port of Spain

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Venice

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Panama City

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Barranquilla, Colombia

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Fort-de-France, Martinique

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Mainz, Germany

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Jessica Testa is a national reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
 
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