Carnival in Rio de Janeiro is not just about ladies wearing feathers and big productions it is also about locals enjoying their time with a little samba and a little revelry.
No festival or concert in the United States prepared me for the crowds of Carnival in Salvador, Brazil.
For over 20 years I’ve been making a pilgrimage to San Francisco’s Carnival Celebration on Memorial Day weekend.
Fulfilling my dream of going to Brazil and seeing Brazilian dance such as samba and afoxe in its country of origin during carnival.
Vamola, the Brazilian American Samba batucada and dance troupe in Seattle, Washington.
Photos from Carnaval in the Mission district of San Francisco.