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Public holiday today???
#1
Is it??  Can't find anything on line about it, but just found out some places in Puerto are closed today, but no info as to why?
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#2
Captain mentioned in the This week's events:

Quote: Today – a local bank holiday in the Antigua Municipality for Carnival.


I believe, the Carnival in Puerto del Rosario starts officially at the end of this week but some part of it took place over the weekend. It could mean the residents need a day off today, I guess. Huh Big Grin
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#3
I guess so! As I was given   conflicting answers by friends both English and Spanish - I decided not to risk going in to Puerto today to do the things I needed to.
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#4
An extra day off for yourself, Emmi? Definitely can't hurt Thumbs Up
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Bank holiday but only in Antigua.  Puerto will probably have one after their Carnival
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The Carnival bank holiday in Puerto del Rosario is on Tuesday 5th March - Martes de Carnavale - and is known as Shrove Tuesday(Pancake Day) in the UK etc.

It's in the main Carnival week in Puerto as the main parade is on the 9th March at 17.30.
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