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Workers install a float, with a large mannequin figure depicting the King of the Carnival during preparations for the 130th Nice carnival parade, Thursday, Feb. 13 , 2013, in Nice, southeastern France.  The 130th Nice Carnival runs from February 14 until March 4 and will celebrate the theme "King of gastronomy".

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Workers install a large mannequin depicting the King of the Carnival during preparations for the 130th Nice Carnival in southeastern France

People look at men enjoying  parasailing on the beach in the French southeastern city of Nice, on July 17, 2013.

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Visitors to the seafront in the French southeastern city of Nice look on as parasailers raise a smile, on Wednesday