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Staying Safe at Rio De Janeiro Carnival

Framed by the beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro is a huge coastal city on the South Atlantic coast of Brazil. The city is known for its breathtaking landscape, unbeatable party atmosphere, and its incredible annual carnival, which is one of the world’s best parties. Carnival is a giant festival held every year …

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Brazil’s Hidden Carnival Festival

Most people are familiar with Carnival — the music, dancing, partying. But every year, a secret Carnival passes through Rio de Janeiro’s neglected urban peripheries and far-flung favelas. This secret celebration hasn’t always been popular outside of its loud, proud communities, but that’s changing. Two weeks before the big fête, 20 men with prominent bellies …