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Thousands of people dancing along behind the band  
   

Thousands of people dancing along behind the band

Rio Carnival!

February 14th 2016
Obviously, Rio de Janeiro is an iconic city for many reasons. There’s Christ the Redeemer, Sugar Loaf Mountain, football and, of course, Carnival. We didn’t plan to be here for carnival – it kind of happened by fluke – but we’re so glad it did! So, we landed and soon realised the extent of the madness that is Rio in carnival time. The taxi driver was getting more and more irate as eve ... read more
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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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