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MWL_100213_2799.jpg- Chocolate City's headquarters on Ariapita Avenue.
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MWL_100208_2116.jpg- Curt Hinds of B&B Printery off Long Circular Road finishes a run of silkscreens on the polos and jerseys that will identify masqueraders in Chocolate City's 2010 presentation, 4 foreplay.
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MWL_100211_2428.jpg- Bantering while they check the details of their costumes on collection, Felisha Ali discusses the fit of a top while Nicky and Aleem Lalbiharie listen in.
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MWL_100211_2448.jpg- DJs at The Corner Bar, which adjoins the band's North Trinidad headquarters play while gift bags await collection.
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MWL_100213_2805.jpg- On Carnival Saturday, customers crowd Chocolate City's headquarters to collect costumes. Some hopefuls try to book space in the band before it closes.
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MWL_100208_2099.jpg- Curt Hinds of B&B Printery off Long Circular Road finishes a run of silkscreens on the polos and jerseys that will identify masqueraders in Chocolate City's 2010 presentation, 4 foreplay.
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MWL_100209_2149.jpg- At her Couva home, Karla Morean, Dwain Jackson and Rondel Phillip (clockwise) package the goodies bags to be presented to masqueraders. Few used the bags on the road.
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MWL_100209_2193.jpg- At her Couva home, Karla Morean and Dwain Jackson double check sizes for the goodies bags to be presented to masqueraders.
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MWL_100213_2790.jpg- In Arima, Karen Salina prepares bottles of chocolate for masqueraders on Carnival Saturday. The band waits until the Carnival weekend to package the liquid for their customers.
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MWL_100215_3532.jpg- Masqueraders at Lady Chancellor Hill gather to have breakfast before the band leaves for J'Ouvert.
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MWL_100215_3478.jpg- Outside the abandoned Scouts headquarters at Lady Chancellor Hill, a vendor doles out steaming hot corn soup to masqueraders.
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MWL_100215_3509.jpg- Outside the abandoned Scouts headquarters at Lady Chancellor Hill, a vendor serves traditional bake and fixings to masqueraders.
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MWL_100215_3541.jpg- Late on Monday morning, after 5:30, Chocolate City finally moves out from its meeting spot at Lady Chancellor Hill. To qualify for drinks, masqueraders must have their identification band, cup and costume.
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MWL_100215_3537.jpg- As the band leaves Lady Chancellor Hill, masqueraders trade official chits for bottles of chocolate.
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MWL_100215_3565.jpg- Masqueraders in Chocolate City's 2010 presentation, 4ForePlay.
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MWL_100215_3597.jpg- Masqueraders in Chocolate City's 2010 presentation, 4ForePlay.
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MWL_100215_3600.jpg- Masqueraders in Chocolate City's 2010 presentation, 4ForePlay.
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MWL_100215_3608.jpg- Masqueraders in Chocolate City's 2010 presentation, 4ForePlay.
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