Carnaval

Today is Ash Wednesday, which marks the beginning of Lent, the 40 day period before the Easter holiday.  Carnival/Carnaval/Carnevale/Mardi Gras type holidays all take place the day before Ash Wednesday, or sometimes for several weeks leading up to it.  Most countries with a Christian population have their own unique way of celebrating.  During Lent, people … More Carnaval