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Favourite costumes on a budget

Favourite costumes on a budget

It’s a recession.  No matter what they say on CNN, the recession is NOT over.  Our dollars need to stretch longer and farther.  Carnival spending is no different.  So if you are looking for a band and you cannot justify spending your money on the higher priced bands you may want to give Oasis a(…)

Island People Mas reaches out to BBM masqueraders

Island People Mas reaches out to BBM masqueraders

                          Island People Mas continues to reach out to masqueraders by now providing a BBM Pin for their customer service.  Talk about responsiveness! Add ISLANDpeople Mas Customer Service to yuh BBM contacts! BBM Pin: 26F2C411 Maybe someone can BBM them and get a(…)

Unofficial YUMA Carnival Costume Prices with Pictures

Unofficial YUMA Carnival Costume Prices with Pictures

YUMA’s website is still not up and everyone is anxiously waiting for the release of both prices and registration details.  But fear not!  Our Carnival Fairy Godmother “Saucy” has managed to get her hands on the price list and generously posted it on her blog www.trinidadcarnivaldiary.com.  Big up TCD! So here we go.  Unofficial YUMA(…)

Flights to Trinidad Carnival 2012

Flights to Trinidad Carnival 2012

  Not a lot of movement with fares this week.  But if you don’t mind a layover you might want to take a look at the Continental flight from Toronto. I also take requests.  So if there is a departure airport that you would like me to follow then please let me know via email,(…)

Flash: YUMA registration update for Trinidad Carnival 2012

Flash: YUMA registration update for Trinidad Carnival 2012

“Afternoon YUMAs! We are confirming that there will be registration for past masqueraders before registration for the public. This is done to show our gratitude for those who supported us in our 1st year. Following this we will have open registration. More information to follow soon. Thank you for your patience.” And there you have(…)

Favourite Costumes for Trinidad Carnival 2012 Part 1

Favourite Costumes for Trinidad Carnival 2012 Part 1

Special mention to sexy dougla for her valuable input!  Choosing favourites from all the lovely costumes this year is harder than it looks… Favourite Backlines YUMA Press Play: Angry Birds Backline                                         Fantasy Carnival Book of(…)

Remember when…

Remember when…

Remember when you could just walk into a mas camp and register normel normel? I remember the first year I played big mas.  My girl borrowed her Mom’s car and all of us went around to all the camps and eyed up the pretty costumes.  We decided on Legends and I went with my mother(…)

What is the deal with registration Fantasy Carnival?

What is the deal with registration Fantasy Carnival?

                                  Fantasy Carnival registration is supposed to start at some point during the week of Monday 22 August.  As of right now that actual date is still not available.  They have not even provided the address for the mas(…)