13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Carnival Queen

During the festival of Carnavales, the town queens parade down the streets of all the small towns on floats twice a day. They spend the entire year creating these floats. On one of them was a queen-in-waiting, a younger girl who was still enjoying her moment waving to the crowds.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2014
Date Uploaded: 12.2015
Photo Location: Las Tablas, Panama
Camera: Canon EOS 6D
Copyright: © Aya Andrews