Elizabeth wishing Happy Mardi Gras. Photo Credit James Morgan

Cunard Line’s luxury liner Queen Elizabeth made a spectacular entry into Sydney this morning, with a massive ‘Happy Mardi Gras’ cape billowing from her top decks in a salute to one of the city’s biggest international festivals.

The dazzling display paid tribute to the 2014 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, with the Mardi Gras parade due to get underway in the city tonight.



Stretching 126 metres long, the cape formed part of a head-turning outfit for iconic performer and personality Vanity Faire, who was positioned on top of Queen Elizabeth on a giant glittering 2.2 metre-high stiletto.


Cunard's Queen Elizabeth and the Opera House

Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth and the Opera HouseMain photo credit: James Morgan.

Main photo credit: James Morgan.


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