A worker puts the final touches to giants figures depicting French President Francois Hollande, left, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel during preparations for the 129th Nice carnival

 

              A worker puts the final touches to giants figures depicting French President Francois Hollande, left, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel during preparations for the 129th Nice carnival
A worker puts the final touches to giants figures depicting French President Francois Hollande, left, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel during preparations for the 129th Nice carnival parade, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, in Nice, southeastern France. The 129th Nice Carnival runs from February 15th until March 6th and will celebrate the theme "King of the five continents" . (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)