Carnival in the Streets of Brazil: Pictures

Revellers from Rosas de Ouro samba school during carnival in Sao Paulo, Brazil. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
Revellers from Rosas de Ouro samba school during carnival in Sao Paulo, Brazil. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
Revellers during the "Galo da Madrugada" parade in Recife, Brazil. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino
Revellers during the "Galo da Madrugada" parade in Recife, Brazil. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino
Dancers from the Gavioes da Fiel samba school during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo. AP Photo/Andre Penner
Dancers from the Gavioes da Fiel samba school during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo. AP Photo/Andre Penner
Brazilian model Sabrina Sato parades for Gavioes da Fiel samba school during carnival in Sao Paulo. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
Brazilian model Sabrina Sato parades for Gavioes da Fiel samba school during carnival in Sao Paulo. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
Revellers parade for Perola, Negra samba school during carnival in Sao Paulo. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
Revellers parade for Perola, Negra samba school during carnival in Sao Paulo. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
Revellers take part in an annual block party known as "Carmelitas", one of the many parties that take place in the neighborhoods of Rio. REUTERS/Lunae Parracho
Revellers take part in an annual block party known as "Carmelitas", one of the many parties that take place in the neighborhoods of Rio. REUTERS/Lunae Parracho
A dancer from the Gavioes da Fiel samba school during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo. AP Photo/Andre Penner
A dancer from the Gavioes da Fiel samba school during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo. AP Photo/Andre Penner
A reveller during the "Galo da Madrugada" carnival parade in Recife. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino
A reveller during the "Galo da Madrugada" carnival parade in Recife. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino
Revellers take part in an annual block party known as "Ceu na Terra" (Heaven on Earth) in Rio. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
Revellers take part in an annual block party known as "Ceu na Terra" (Heaven on Earth) in Rio. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
Revellers parade for Vila Maria samba school in Sao Paulo. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
Revellers parade for Vila Maria samba school in Sao Paulo. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
Revllers parade for Perola, Negra samba school during carnival in Sao Paulo. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
Revllers parade for Perola, Negra samba school during carnival in Sao Paulo. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
Dancers from the Gavioes da Fiel samba school perform on a float during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo. AP Photo/Andre Penner
Dancers from the Gavioes da Fiel samba school perform on a float during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo. AP Photo/Andre Penner
A reveller parades for Vila Maria samba school in Sao Paulo. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
A reveller parades for Vila Maria samba school in Sao Paulo. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
Revellers gather during the Galinho da Madrugada 'bloco', or street parade, in Recife. Mario Tama/Getty Images
Revellers gather during the Galinho da Madrugada 'bloco', or street parade, in Recife. Mario Tama/Getty Images
Revellers parade for Gavioes da Fiel samba school in Sao Paulo. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
Revellers parade for Gavioes da Fiel samba school in Sao Paulo. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
A dancer from the Unidos da Vila Maria samba school performs during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo. AP Photo/Andre Penner
A dancer from the Unidos da Vila Maria samba school performs during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo. AP Photo/Andre Penner
A dancer from the Nene de Vila Matilde samba school performs during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo. AP Photo/Andre Penner
A dancer from the Nene de Vila Matilde samba school performs during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo. AP Photo/Andre Penner
A carnival reveller and her dog take part in the "Blocao", or dog carnival parade, during carnival festivities in Rio. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes
A carnival reveller and her dog take part in the "Blocao", or dog carnival parade, during carnival festivities in Rio. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes
A dancer from the Gavioes da Fiel samba school performs on a float during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo. AP Photo/Andre Penner
A dancer from the Gavioes da Fiel samba school performs on a float during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo. AP Photo/Andre Penner
Dancers from the Nene de Vila Matilde samba school perform on a float during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo. AP Photo/Andre Penner
Dancers from the Nene de Vila Matilde samba school perform on a float during a carnival parade in Sao Paulo. AP Photo/Andre Penner
Carnival dancers perform for people arriving in the baggage claim area at Guararapes Gilberto Freyre International Airport in Recife. Mario Tama/Getty Images
Carnival dancers perform for people arriving in the baggage claim area at Guararapes Gilberto Freyre International Airport in Recife. Mario Tama/Getty Images
Revellers gather on a bridge during carnival celebrations in Recife. Mario Tama/Getty Images
Revellers gather on a bridge during carnival celebrations in Recife. Mario Tama/Getty Images