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WORLD CARNIVAL COMPARISON CHART

 

VENUE
DURATION
CREATIVITY
COST
DANGER
SUMMARY
RANKING

SALVADOR,

BAHIA, BRAZIL

6 DAYS AND NIGHTS
THE BIGGEST SPECTACLE, PELOURHINO BANDS ARE AMAZING
MODERATE TO EXPENSIVE
EXCELLENT POLICE PATROLS, VERY SAFE INSIDE THE ROPE
FOLLOW THE TRUCK, DANCE LIKE A CHEERLEADER
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NEW ORLEANS LOUISIANA
WHO CARES?
YOU BETTER LIKE BEADS
WASTE YOUR MONEY
HIGHEST MURDER RATE IN USA
FRAT-BOY PARTY
*
BARRANQUILLA COLOMBIA
3 DAYS
UNIQUE COSTUMES AND LOCAL MUSIC STYLES
LOW TO MODERATE
MODERATE, JUST DONT GET KIDNAPPED
ALMOST NO TOURISTS, YOU SHOULD SPEAK SPANISH
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PORT OF SPAIN

TRINIDAD

46 HOURS
THE BEST COSTUMES AND MUSIC
MODERATE TO EXPENSIVE
CAN BE DANGEROUS
DONT DRINK THE WHINE
*****
VENICE, ITALY
2 DAYS?
YOU BETTER LIKE MASKS
EXPENSIVE
DRUNK ITALIANS TRYING TO BE FUNNY
WHERE'S THE BASS?
**

RIO DE JANEIRO

 

2 DAYS

 

BEST DANCERS
EXPENSIVE
100 PEOPLE KILLED EVERY YEAR
EXCELLENT SPECTATOR EVENT

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Text and Photos ©2001 Mark E. Halliday