All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Carnival’

Cruise Ship Migrants: Carnival Rescues 41 Cubans in Florida Straits

The Carnival Ecstasy cruise ship saved 41 Cuban migrants Tuesday traveling in a cramped raft in the waters of the Florida Straits. The overloaded vessel was spotted by the captain and was immediately pulled into safety. One Carnival crew member told CBS 4 News: “There were women and children onboard. There were a lot of them on there for a very small raft.” The witness …

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Fats Domino Celebrates 86 Years Of Life

It must be difficult to sing “Happy Birthday” to a living legend like Fats Domino, but friends, family, and fans alike had to do just that on Wednesday. Domino celebrated his 86th birthday in the midst of Carnival season in New Orleans. Not only did Domino celebrate his 86th birthday this year, he will also be the honorary grand marshal …

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Winter Cruises: New Orleans is Your Port

If you’re looking for a winter cruise to escape the dreary conditions, you might try New Orleans. The Big Easy seems to be the place from which to get to destinations like Mexico, the Cayman Islands, Jamaica, the Bahamas, Florida, Belize, Honduras, San Francisco, the Canary Islands and Spain, according to philly.com. New Orleans in on track to set its …

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Carnaval Celebrated With Google Doodle in Brazil

Google has a doodle on its Brazil home page today, celebrating Carnaval (Carnival). Google regularly celebrates Carnaval from Feb 7-12. For the third year in a row, YouTube is streaming events. In a post on February 4, Google wrote: What better way to experience a party the size of Brazil than by connecting to the rhythms and local traditions of …

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