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Carnival in Tavira!

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Isn’t Carnival in Rio?!  Not in a million years did I expect to experience it in a small seaside town in southern Portugal.  Yet here I was, following costumed children down the cobblestone streets of Tavira:  fairy princesses, flamenco dancers, pirates and clowns all coming out of every street and alley, funneling into the town […]