Ruckus in the Rhineland Carnival Goers Battle Winter with Beer and Bear Costumes

Beer and furry costumes helped German carnival revellers brave sub-zero temperatures as the six-day party climaxed with the traditional Rose Monday processions. But the party's not over till Ash Wednesday, when Germans revert to their normal, serious selves for the next 51 weeks.
Photo Gallery: Satire and Sin At Carnival Parades
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Photo Gallery: Satire and Sin At Carnival Parades

Foto: Julian Stratenschulte/ dpa
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