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Rio de Janeiro Street Carnival 2013: Find Great Fat Tuesday Blocos

By February 11, 2013

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Orquestra Voadora in Carnival 2012. Photo by Publius Vergilius/Riotur. View full-size

Fat Tuesday around the corner and you still have plenty of energy to party in Rio. Whether you wake up early or take your time to recover from the second day of Special Group parades , there will be plenty of parades to choose from.

This list of top picks for Fat Tuesday blocos in Rio includes well-known hits such as Carmelitas, Rio Maracatu and Orquestra Voadora as well as cool blocos from my native North Side (Zona Norte).

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