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Mardi Gras Begins in New Orleans

Colors, beads, men and women; elaborate costumes, fancy floats and and absolute joy in the air! These are the traits that make Mardi Gras one of the most celebrated festivals around the globe! This age old carnival comes with many names and on various occasions in different parts of the world, but no matter when…

Rio Carnival Attracts Record 2.2 Million People

It’s that part of the year when Rio de Janeiro comes to life to celebrate one of the oldest and most loved carnivals of its history. This year, the out-pour has been phenomenal with street parties attracting an unprecedented 2.2 million people! The Cordao da Bola Preta carnival which has been a leading event on…