Rio Carnival - this time with real women... February 9th 2008 Out of the streets and into the Sambadrome!
The biggest party in the world is officially in Rio, every year the carnival takes hold of the city, the streets erupt, and in the samba schools preparations are completed and tensions are high for the competition in the Sambadrome.
In suburbs and favelas of the city of Rio there are many Samba Schools. Their main purpose is to research and create all ... read more
South America » Brazil » Rio de Janeiro » Rio de Janeiro » Centro Following three centuries under the rule of Portugal, Brazil became an independent nation in 1822. By far the largest and most populous country in South America, Brazil overcame more than half a century of military intervention in the governance of t... ... read more