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Beach Culture of Rio de Janeiro

For Brazilians, swimming costumes are an internationally renowned institution. For the ladies, there are the ultra-tiny dental-floss bikinis (the fio dental), and for the gents, the ultra tight and fairly small Speedo swim shorts (sungas).
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Carnival - Scala Gay Gala RJ

Admire and get admired. On Tuesday, the five-day-long Rio Carnival finally culminates in the Scala Gay Gala, at a feverish pitch. ...
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Why to go to Rio de Janeiro?

Rio de Janeiro is called the 'cidade maravilhosa' (marvelous city) for a good reason. The expression, originally from a 1935 carnival song, became the city's official soubriquet in the 1960s....
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