Archive for the 'Festivals' Category

Miss World - Latin Candidates

Here’s a selection of some Miss World photos - and some of the finest Latin American candidates that have been seen over the years.

Brazil: 2008 Rio Carnival

Saturday 2 February 2008 and it’s the start of the infamous carnival in Brazil. Over half a million tourists are visiting to experience Brazil’s carnival, and the biggest party is at Rio de Janeiro. The Rio Carnival is a four day non-stop marathon party where no act is unheard of. It’s the worlds biggest […]

Mexico´s Day of the Dead

Today, 2 November, sees the celebration of the Day of the Dead festival. Mexico is best known for this festival, though it also is celebrated elsewhere in Latin America. It´s an interesting blend of traditional indigenous beliefs, with a few catholic influences thrown in. Where´s best to celebrate the Day of the […]