Top 10 Rio de JaneiroBy Alex Robinson
Carnival in Brazil used to be limited to 4 horrible days in February or March, ending on Ash Wednesday, marking the beginning of Lent, 40 days before Easter. But now it seems to be expanding, beginning, at least, one week before the official date.
If you're planning on visiting Rio de Janeiro, take a local's advice on some of the best things to see. You won't regret it!