Bright illumination, parades and hedonistic rituals that turn everyday norms upside down … carnival season is fast approaching.
Regarded as a rite of passage from darkness to light, winter to summer as well as a celebration of fertility, carnivals have etched themselves into folklore for centuries now. And while the origins of carnivals may be a debatable affair, their ability to create delirious, unforgettable experiences for all is not.
Don that quirky carnival outfit, say yes and let yourself loose on the streets for a few days of merrymaking – at the best carnivals in the world. I'm ready !