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
We are a couple, Benoit and Robson who decided to tour the world for 1 year. This blog was to keep contact with family and friends.
Our trip started in April 2009 and we came back home in April 2010. From London we headed east with Istanbul as our first stop. Six months later, in October 2009 we ended up in Brazil where we stayed till April 2010. We mainly stayed in the state of Santa Catarina where Robson's family lives. We however mangaged to travel quite a bit as well, to the North, the Amazon, Curitiba, Rioa Grande do Sul and ... we went to Rio and participated i... full info