I created this map to try and understand the route that the floats take to get from Cidade do Samba to Sambadromo. Depsite many conversations about this, I still think this map is wrong. But what it begins to show is how many of the streets become filled with floats leading up to, during, and after they […]
These images may be completely normal to the average carioca, but as an outsider, they are so surreal!
Carnaval in Rio is not only about the floats, revelers party all day throughout the city streets in parties called Blocos. There were about ninety listed this year, with some of the most exciting ones starting at 6 am in Santa Teresa. We groggily sipped our coffee, while the locals drank beer. The Blocos don’t necessarily relate to the […]