By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Although May 1st is still a few days away, many of those living in Rio have already made their way out of town to make the most of the public holiday – O Dia do Trabalhador, also known as May Day or International Workers’ Day. Many people will be turning Tuesday’s day-off into a “feriadão” – an extra-long holiday weekend.

By Friday morning, many of the major roads out of Rio were predictably experiencing Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed? Login Here