|Stray bits of confetti stick to a sidewalk utility cover.|
|Coriandoli, above, up close, |
below, scattered widely on piazzas and sidewalks.
|Italian confetti, candy-coated almonds, remain behind after a wedding in Ravello.|
|A carnevale parade float with Queen Euro. |
Some Italians blame the currency for their financial problems.
She holds streamers that say Lacrime and Sangue, tears and blood.
|While decrying budget cuts and higher taxes that may cut the country's throat, |
these folk are smiling because they are about to throw coriandoli at someone.
|Giant bags of coriandoli in readiness on the float.|
|Someone just got a shower.|
|It's snowing coriandoli...|
You can't tell that the little girl in the red dress is laughing, but she is, because she just threw a big handful of coriandoli at Roberto. And got him.