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Brazil Carnival – Highlights from Sambadrome

Carnival in Brazil is celebrated all over the country, especially in Salvador de Bahia and Rio de Janeiro, however, the most famous visuals from carnival come from the Sambadrome (Sambodromo) stadium here in Rio, where samba schools from all over the city compete in a two day parade to determine …

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Brazil Carnival Behind the Scenes (Part 2)

Day Three (cont’d) – After the blocos and the beach, it was time to head to Sambodromo to watch night one of the Carnival parade.  The energy of the stadium could be felt from the moment I stepped off the metro as the cheering crowd and beating drums echoed across …

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Brazil Carnival Behind the Scenes (Part 1)

I decided to document the Carnival in Rio de Janeiro experience for two reasons; The first was to show you all just how epic the celebration is here in Brazil, and the second was  so that I could remember what happened the night before. DAY 1 – We started the “official” Carnival …

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Rio de Janeiro Carnival in Photos

Take your favorite spring break memories, add Halloween costumes, beautiful half-naked people, live music and an entire city that fuels the party and you’ll begin to understand carnival in Rio de Janeiro. I spent the last week masquerading from one bloco to the next as Rio de Janeiro opened their doors …

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Happy at Carnival in Rio de Janeiro

It was an amazing week of fun-filled chaos here in Rio de Janeiro during Carnival. The costumes, parties and dancing were never ending, so I decided to capture it all on film. Inspired by the hit single “Happy” by Pharrell Williams, this is my rendition from Carnival in Rio de …

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