Photo Gallery Carnival Floats Ready for Action

Every year, a million people line the streets of Cologne and Dusseldorf for traditional Rose Monday parades. The floats are the star attractions -- and politicians usually take a beating.
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Foto: ddp
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Foto: Rolf Vennenbernd/ dpa
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Foto: Hermann J. Knippertz/ APN
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Foto: Bildpark.net
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Foto: Jan Höhe