Nearly a year after three catastrophic disasters massively impacted the British Virgin Islands and the lives of its residents, local revellers have finally had their opportunity to unwind.
Paraders certainly came out in their numbers Monday morning to gyrate through the streets of Road Town for the annual Rise and Shine Tramp, which is part of emancipation festivities.
The contagious sounds of soca were enough to keep them moving along the James Walter Francis Dual Carriageway through to the back of the Central Administration Complex in Road Town, where the party culminated.
In usual fashion, water and body paint was used to colour the event.
BVI News photographer Andre ‘Shadow’ Dawson captured some highlights:
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