Carnival in A Rio Neighborhood

Carnival in Rio gets wild on the beach.. The Sambadrome is ready for people and floats like you see on TV but meanwhile… Neighborhoods all over Rio make their own party like this that I enjoyed at last year’s (2016) celebration.   All ages, all races joined in to play music together and follow the small parade around the neighborhood. Some people danced, a fair … Continue reading Carnival in A Rio Neighborhood

Carnaval SF is Many Things

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For over 20 years I’ve been making a pilgrimage to San Francisco’s Carnival Celebration on Memorial Day weekend. It is a celebration of many things. Naturally it is inspired by carnival in places like Brazil and has the signature samba music and bikini clad dancers. But it’s so much more. Continue reading “Carnaval SF is Many Things”