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Carnaval de Pernambuco Posted by on Mar 20, 2018 in Culture, Holidays, Video

The state of Pernambuco in northeast Brazil is home to some of the most traditional and massive Carnaval celebrations out there. In the colorful colonial town of Olinda, you’ll see the famous bonecos gigantes parading through the streets as people dance to frevo music. A few miles away in the capital of Recife, the biggest Carnaval parade in the world happens bright and early on Saturday morning.

Carnaval de Pernambuco

Bom Carnaval!

Check out some highlights from both in this short video as we show you Carnaval de Pernambuco:

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Sasha is an English teacher, writer, photographer, and videographer from the great state of Michigan. Upon graduating from Michigan State University, he moved to China and spent 5+ years living, working, studying, and traveling there. He also studied Indonesian Language & Culture in Bali for a year. He and his wife run the travel blog Grateful Gypsies, and they're currently trying the digital nomad lifestyle across Latin America.