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Vila Isabel, champion of Rio’s Carnival – full parade

February 13, 2013

Escola de Samba Unidos de Vila Isabel is the champion of this year’s Carnival in Rio. It was everybody’s favorite, …

The Deep Brazil Carnival guide

February 7, 2013
The Deep Brazil Carnival guide

You could use a little bit of info to relax and enjoy the greatest popular festival in the world? Need …

The many faces of Christmas in Brazil

December 24, 2012

Merry Christmas to those among you that celebrate it! If you are not in Brazil today – away from friends, …

The unique Carnival of Pernambuco

December 23, 2012

Jason Gardner is an American photographer who produced a passionate portrait of the Carnival celebrated in state of Pernambuco, less …

Caruaru: hands down, the best place to shop in Brazil

December 12, 2012

Forget the mall. The best place to shop in the whole Brazilian territory is the street fair of Caruaru, in …

Realejo – the lost art of Brazilian barrel organs

April 10, 2012

Barrel organs, those king size, decorated music boxes that are operated by a crank, in exchange for a few coins, …