Revellers from Grande Rio samba school perform during the second night of Carnival parade at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro

The week in pictures: 15 February 2013

Revellers from Grande Rio samba school perform during the second night of Carnival parade at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro.

Destinations to watch in 2013: Brazil, Photo 2 of 11 (Condé Nast Traveller)

Destinations to watch in 2013

Visiting Rio Carnival is one thing, but taking part in the Sambadrome parade is an experience second to none. An hour of non-stop dancing in front of thousands of fans to a relentless samba beat.

Sun, samba, capirinhas and pickpockets. Here's what to expect from a week at carnivial in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Tips for Carnival including: staying safe, where to stay, favourite blocos and facilities. Also, should you visit attractions in Rio during Carnival.

What to Expect from Carnival in Rio de Janeiro

Sun, samba, capirinhas and pickpockets. Here's what to expect from a week at carnivial in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Tips for Carnival including: staying safe, where to stay, favourite blocos and facilities. Also, should you visit attractions in Rio during Carnival.

The Rio Sambadrome-The Sambodromo is the "stadium" of samba. It consists of the Parading Avenue (the samba runway) and several independent concrete structures for the spectators (the bleachers) both sides along the Parading Avenue. #brazil #rio #riodejaneiro #carnival #mardigras #party #parade

Carnaval: World's Biggest Party

The Rio Sambadrome-The Sambodromo is the "stadium" of samba. It consists of the Parading Avenue (the samba runway) and several independent concrete structures for the spectators (the bleachers) both sides along the Parading Avenue.

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