COPACABANA & IPANEMA BEACH
Copacabana Beach is one of the most famous and most beautiful beaches in the world. The atmosphere is very vibrant and the people are colorful and fun loving.
From the beach, you can view the granite slabs that surround the entrance to the bay. A short walk will take you to one of the best shopping centers, movie & play theatres, restaurants and nightclubs in Rio.
SOUTH AMERICAN CARNIVAL
Traditions, Customs and Activities
Carnival is celebrated in many places throughout South America. It is a 4-day celebration that starts on Saturday and ends on Fat Tuesday (Mardi-Gras).
Dates change every year, but it's always a noisy, energetic celebration of music and dance and exhibitions. Brazil considers carnival as the most celebrated holiday of all. It is a week without work so people usually participate in a week of parties and festivities.