Monday’s Carnival and Blocos in Rio: Daily

By Esmee Verbeek, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Today is the third formal day of Carnival, arguably the world´s largest party is set to thunder on through Tuesday (officially the work-holiday ends Wednesday afternoon). Not only was yesterday ablaze with the open street parties known as 'blocos' - it was also the first day of the Grupo Especial (Special Group) samba schools parading down the famous Marquês de Sapuca.

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