Brazil get down and dirty

Revellers participate in the traditional 28th Bloco da Lama in Brazil.
Revellers participate in the traditional 28th Bloco da Lama in Brazil.
The event was startedby two men in 1986.
The event was startedby two men in 1986.
It has now become a traditional carnival in which participants disguised as primitives with rags, lianas or skulls and bones, dive in the mud.
It has now become a traditional carnival in which participants disguised as primitives with rags, lianas or skulls and bones, dive in the mud.
There's no need for extravagant costumes at this party.
There's no need for extravagant costumes at this party.
Bloco da lama literally translates to "mud street party".
Bloco da lama literally translates to "mud street party".
Bloco da lama literally translates to "mud street party".
Bloco da lama literally translates to "mud street party".
Revellers participate in the traditional 28th Bloco da Lama.
Revellers participate in the traditional 28th Bloco da Lama.
Revellers participate in the traditional 28th Bloco da Lama.
Revellers participate in the traditional 28th Bloco da Lama.
Revellers participate in the traditional 28th Bloco da Lama.
Revellers participate in the traditional 28th Bloco da Lama.
Revellers participate in the traditional 28th Bloco da Lama.
Revellers participate in the traditional 28th Bloco da Lama.

Thousands of revellers participated in the traditional 28th Bloco da Lama (Mud block) carnival in Parati, Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil.

The event, which was begun by two men in a playful manner in 1986, has now become a traditional carnival in which participants disguised as primitives with rags, lianas or skulls and bones, dive in the mud.