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"Expat's First Carnival" at Maastricht Region

As ‘t Mooswief doll was lowered at midnight, Dan and I stood and hummed along with the singing revelers commemorated the end of Carnival 2010 on the Vrijthof. Sure I didn’t know the song. Or what the Prince said. Or even who most of the people around me were. But as we walked home it occurred to me that Carnival has helped bring me closer to the city I choose to live in.

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2 Responses to “"Expat's First Carnival" at Maastricht Region”

  1. Aledys Ver says:

    I find it inspiring to see how you made an effort to be a part of it. It’s the best way to become a part of the community. Great! It sounds like real fun!

  2. locusta says:

    Thanks. :) I blame my anthropology training which taught me to observe and participate. I’m probably not as active as I should be.