A vibrant set of images from this year's edition of Europe's largest street parade.
Meet the figures bringing history alive on the streets of Port of Spain.
Monk Monté breaks it all down in the first installment of our three-part video series, "The King of Carnival".
"The most fun I every had was playing J'ouvert. The night before you don’t even sleep, knowing that you have free downtime coming when you can just let yourself go from all the stress."