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Carnival in Rio de Janeiro 13 to 16 February 227 float and percussion band Versailles

Carnival in Rio de Janeiro 13 to 16 February

February 22nd 2010
Participating in the parade of this unique carnival was one of our ambitions. On the Saturday we briefly joined the bloco of the Banda de Ipanema as we were close by. It was fun to join others and follow the group dancing on the samba rhythm as played by the band. We really enjoyed this, being part of this hugely popular feast. I started understanding what Carnival means for Brazilians. Aft ... read more
South America » Brazil » Rio de Janeiro » Rio de Janeiro » Ipanema

Brazilian Flag 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
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