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CARNIVAL AROUND THE WORLD

February is the month of Carnival worldwide.

The CARNIVAL OF VENICE,  is the most photographed and known around the world

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Source Wikipedia

along with that of RIO DE JANEIRO

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Source Flickr

But there are other carnivals that are worth seeing, depends on where in the world we are in now. If you go touring Spain can not miss the Carnival of TENERIFE , the capital of the Canary Islands.

Tenerife

Source  Flickr

In the Caribbean, the well-known carnival in TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

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If you are in the south of the United States go to New Orleans to see the MARDI GRAS

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Bundjalung Parade  Mardi Gras   Source Flickr

In Latin America, besides Rio, is worth seeing the DESFILE DE LLAMADAS in Uruguay

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Desfile de Llamadas   Photo  jikatu

The ORURO CARNIVAL in Bolivia

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Diablada in Oruro, Bolivia   Source  Wikipedia

The Carnival of OLINDA, Pernambuco, Brazil.   Giant puppets are used in festivities in Olinda, Pernambuco. They are usually made ​​of cloth, wood and paper.

A Vaidosa 2011 - Bonecos Gig.

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