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Deep Inside Rocinha: A Rio Favela Story

BRAZIL | Fri, 27 Sep 2013 | By connectlocally | Views [5769] | Video

Going to Rio de Janerio for many people means a non-stop party, and while I had a great time of getting amongst the infectious atmosphere of Carnaval, I wanted to discover the other side of Rio that laid up the mountain, inside the Rocinha favela. ... Read more >

Tags: assignment, beaches, brazil, carnaval, culture, festival, film, filmmaking, rio, travel

DAY TEN - THE LAPA STEPS

BRAZIL | Sat, 27 Jul 2013 | By humsafar | Views [2233] | Video

As winners of the 2012 Travel Film Scholarship , we went on a 10-day assignment to Rio de Janeiro to film the local culture and the Carnaval festivities. Check out what we got up to in Rio... Want to watch more of our Brazilian adventures? ... Read more >

Tags: assignment, brazil, carnaval, culture, festival, film, filmmaking, rio, travel, travel filmmaking

DAY SEVEN - BEACH, THE CARIOCA WAY

BRAZIL | Sat, 27 Jul 2013 | By humsafar | Views [1856] | Video

As winners of the 2012 Travel Film Scholarship , we went on a 10-day assignment to Rio de Janeiro to film the local culture and the Carnaval festivities. Check out what we got up to in Rio... Every beach in Rio has a different ... Read more >

Tags: assignment, beaches, brazil, carnaval, culture, festival, film, filmmaking, rio, travel

DAY SIX - THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH

BRAZIL | Sat, 27 Jul 2013 | By humsafar | Views [2956] | Video

As winners of the 2012 Travel Film Scholarship , we went on a 10-day assignment to Rio de Janeiro to film the Carnaval festivities. Check out what we got up to in Rio... And so our first day of Carnaval in Rio begins... Watch our ... Read more >

Tags: brazil, carnaval, celebration, festivals, film, filmmaking, music, rio, scholarship, south america

DAY FIVE - BOITATA BLOCO & BEACH PARTY

BRAZIL | Sat, 27 Jul 2013 | By humsafar | Views [2895] | Video

As winners of the 2012 Travel Film Scholarship , we went on a 10-day assignment to Rio de Janeiro to film the Carnaval festivities. Check out what we got up to in Rio... Today, we went to one of the most popular Bloco’s in Rio, Boitata.... Read more >

Tags: assignment, brazil, carnaval, festival, film, filmmaking, opportunities, rio, travel, travel filmmaking

Stuck in the City - Cuenca, Ecuador

ECUADOR | Wed, 27 Feb 2013 | By christelpeters | Views [550] | Comments [2]

I have not written about my experience in Cuenca for a few weeks.  One reason is I wanted to distance myself from it and not write a horrible review just because I was in a funk for the last 10 days of my stay there.  Another is because once ... Read more >

Tags: carnaval, cuenca, musea del banco central

Another kind of Carnaval

BOLIVIA | Tue, 21 Feb 2012 | By doodledawn | Views [931]

Arriving in Oruro on a surprisingly decent bus, I contacted my couchsurfing host, Juan Carlos, from an ancient payphone.  He gave me an address to meet him and I headed off with my backpack. Juan Carlos set me up in a room in the basement and invited ... Read more >

Tags: 2012, bolivia, carnaval, couchsurfing, oruro, parade

Delays and Detours

GUATEMALA | Tue, 7 Feb 2012 | By doodledawn | Views [720]

Having been stuck in Copan for 6 days waiting for my eternally delayed DHL package, I am finally out of Honduras and merrily typing away in an Internet cafe in Antigua.  I spent most of the last week sleeping in, reading and drinking beer in Copan as ... Read more >

Tags: antigua, boliva, carnaval, copan, dhl, hedman alas, oruro

One adventure ends...another begins!

USA | Thu, 17 Feb 2011 | By sobrea | Views [1156] | Comments [1]

Must have been 3 or 4 weeks since our last post. I think we really tried to push ourselves to the max during our transition time from South America to China…and make the most of it we did! I write to you today from our hotel room in ... Read more >

Tags: austin, carnaval, china, denver, ice climbing, juan in a million, rio de janeiro, samba school, shanghai

Photos: Brasil

BRAZIL | Thu, 15 Jul 2010 | By nortina | Photo Gallery

Nunca en mi vida, e incluso ganándole al noreste de Australia, había sentido tanto calor...
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Tags: brasil, carnaval, río de janeiro, sudamérica

Inside World Festivals: Carnival in Rio

BRAZIL | Fri, 30 Apr 2010 | By worldfestivals | Views [3943]

Rio de Janiero: "Whole Planet Carnival" Easily one of the most celebrated and exhilarating events worldwide is the Rio Carnival, in Rio de Janeiro.   Occurring each year, 40 days before Easter, hundreds of thousands of people ... Read more >

Tags: brazil, carnaval, carnival, holidays, parades, party, rio, rio de janiero, south america, world festivals

 

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