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Carnaval in Rio Posted by on Apr 26, 2018 in Culture, Video

After celebrating the first half of Carnaval in Pernambuco, we headed to Rio de Janeiro. Carnaval in Rio just might be the biggest party in the world! There are blocos all over the city, including the amazing Sargento Pimenta where a huge band plays samba versions of Beatles songs. Then there are the Sambadrome parades, which go all night long. One thing’s for sure – there’s not much sleep happening during Carnaval in Rio.

Carnaval in Rio

What a party!

See highlights of Carnaval in Rio in this short video, which also includes Escadaria Selarón, Cristo Redentor, and Copacabana:

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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.