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carnival rio de janeiro VS carnival salvador

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chihuahua
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carnival rio de janeiro VS carnival salvador

I want to know what carnival is the best. I'm 25 years old and I like to party and I love girls.

michigan
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1. Re: carnival rio de janeiro VS carnival salvador

I think you'd like salvador better, but if you have never been to rio before than it becomes a hard decision to make. Rio is packed during carnival and the bars are wonderful. But I am not sure that you would enjoy so much the parade, meaning you watch samba school pass by and you dance in a sort of stadium setting.

In Salvador you get more into the action. You can buy a t-shirt and go dance in the streets following a "bloco" (some with great singers and bands, choose the barra circuit) and you can spend time at a camarote to watch the blocos pass by and also dance.

Beaches are great at this time both in Rio and in Salvador.

chihuahua
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2. Re: carnival rio de janeiro VS carnival salvador

thanks for your help. This is gonna be my first time in brazil so I have to make a good decision.

miami
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3. Re: carnival rio de janeiro VS carnival salvador

Salvador is better than Rio if you like to party with Brazilians vs. tourists.

Check out these articles:

Maxim Magazine Article: www.toursgonewild.com/decmaxim_article.htm

Salvador vs. Rio article:

www.pr.com/press-release/1857