So Carnival is practically over, only the Winner’s parade tomorrow Saturday is what is left; The winner Beija-Flor will then parade with the five other best placed schools. The school Viradouro from Niterói was relegated to the Grup de Acesso, promoted were Estácio de Sá.
Unfortunately there were some tragic incidents, nine people burned to death when a bus hit an electrical transformator. A German tourist was knifed to death in the Center of Rio.
Just follow this link for the local cup games that are on: Globo Esportes.
The next one or two years traffic in the center of Rio will be complicated during rush hours, big constructions in the port area are the main reasons.
It is the week after Carnival so don’t expect much at all from the nightlife, it is the famous ressaca de Carnval (Carnival hangover) which normally lasts over a month. The month of March is therefor by many seen as a rainy month best for contemplation. The best nightlife guide in English is The Rio Times Nightlife Guide, just click the link.
Fruits of the week:
Avocados, plums, custard apples, guavas, apples and pears are good choices.
The Rio Open in tennis is on, with players like Nadal invited it can be quite spectacle. The matches are played in The Jockey Club in Jardim Botânico, the tourney ends on Sunday the 22th. Her eis the link if you want more info: The Rio Open
Have a Great One!