As the world is celebrating Carnival and Brazil is top of the pops when it comes to that, Photo of the Day is dedicated to the crazy time we spent in Salvador da Bahia last year. If there is one thing to love about Brazilians (yeah, I know there’s many…) … more »
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Rio de Janeiro: the land of Carnival!
Carnival is a festival celebrated in many places around the world. Still, for many people, carnival is synonymous with Rio de Janeiro, Brazil! Last year, we decided to spend this festive time in the land of samba, where our friends Dushi and Avinash came to meet us. We divided our carnival days … more »
Who shall dance with me?
A bittersweet scene taken on a happy place. This is Carnival in the streets of Salvador da Bahia, Brazil. As people pass by singing and dancing, Grandpa goes with the flow and does the same… until some kids get close and spray him with fake snow. And so he starts … more »
Thorn Tree Brazil – full of thorns…
Something really interesting happened over the last week at The Lonely Planet’s Thorn Tree forum. Zara posted up her article about what happened in the Salvador Carnival and obviously this caused a serious thread-brawl. The thread has so far reached some interesting conclusions including the behavior of high caste Indians, … more »
Salvador da Bahia: a Carnival tale with a not so happy ending
We’re in a taxi on our way to the airport in São Paulo. Next destination: Salvador da Bahia, for the biggest street Carnival in the World. Our friends Avinash and Dushi came from Dubai to meet us in Brazil and after a couple of uneventful days in São Paulo, we are all … more »