Well, maybe not quite naked, but almost.
Following the tail end of the procession, Ed found out that nobody would stop you if you looked like you were a part of the procession. I followed the group past all the lines that the police and firemen had set up, and only at one point did two police officers look at my face. They paused for a moment, decided that they didn't want to talk to the big foreigner with the big camera, and let me pass.
I ducked under a police line, shouldered aside two police officers that were holding the crowd back from the main spectacle, and snapped this pic.
See the next photo: "Hey, tell the foreigner to get out of the way!"
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