The remote island of Parintins is the stage of the incredible Boi Bumba festival: An explosion of colours, passion and pure joy that every June attracts thousands of people from all around Brazil and few nearby countries, but keeping genuine and not touristic as many realities nowadays. The island is kind of divided into two […]
Rio de Janeiro Carnival ! As I land in Rio de Janeiro’s the vibe and energy of the Brazilian carnival is all around me. Streets full of people dresses up with any kind of costume from the professional colourful dresses of the Sambódromo parade to last minute make up, the same I will try to do for the next 4 days. I catch up with Nora, a very good friend of mine since the time of my Erasmus in Spain 12 years ago, and after 40 minutes of taxi for 3 km around blocked roads we finally reach home.