I’d been excited about carnival in Brazil for months and months – from as soon as I’d decided on coming to South America pretty much. I’d ummed and arred over which carnival to go for and in the end it was a toss up between Rio and Salvador, Salvador won by default in the end as the accommodation was sorted out for me.

This is going to be a long post I think, I’ll need to come back to it… in the meantime, here are some pictures!