Monday, February 23, 2009

Carnival in Brazil starts with a bang

While many Americans are familiar with Mardi Gras in New Orleans, it is purely minor leagues as compared to the celebrations that happen through out many of the Carribean and South American nations.

Clearly Carnival celebrations in Rio de Janeiro put all other parties to shame. Each samba school develops elaborate floats that are several stories tall and include thousands of dancers / revellers who are all choreographed. Celebrations through out Brasil have started - check out some of the amazing photographs has posted for Carnival 2009 by linking here.

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