Carnival or Mardi Gras is celebrated in many countries throughout the world as one last big celebration before the Lenten fast, but nowhere is there a greater dedication to partying for four days than in Brazil.
Rio de Janeiro is world-famous for its vibrant and spectacular Carnival celebrations, as the city hosts the biggest Samba Parade and pulls in the crowds by the hundreds of thousands.
However, venture further north and many cities such as Salvador and Recife have just as good a time and with a more relaxed vibe and less formal parades. Get down and party in the streets like a native – you won’t get much sleep though!
By Marcela Kunova - 20th April 2017
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