The Party FaithfulS

[Rio, February 15. Image via Getty]

A reveller of the Beija Flor samba school performs at the Sambodrome during the first night of Rio de Janeiro's famed carnival parades on February 15, 2010. An estimated 500,000 to 700,000 foreign tourists are in town to take part, many of them fleeing snowy winter conditions in Europe and the United States. AFP PHOTO/ANTONIO SCORZA (Photo credit should read ANTONIO SCORZA/AFP/Getty Images)