Surfing, Sailing, Shrimp and Samba

Bert meets one lucky couple in Boulder, CO, and takes them to the world's most outrageous party -- Carnival in Rio de Janeiro. Their adventure includes paragliding over the beautiful beaches of Rio, jumping off a mountain in Sao Conrado and much more.

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Ipanema Beach in Rio de Janeiro
Ipanema Beach in Rio de Janeiro

Ipanema Beach in Rio de Janeiro

Host Bert Kreischer, Kristin Wittenberg and Adnan Younis smile for the camera at the end of Ipanema Beach in Rio de Janeiro. 960 1280

  

Praia dos Pepinos

Praia dos Pepinos

A panoramic view of Praia dos Pepinos, located in Sao Conrado. 960 1280

  

Putting on Sunscreen

Putting on Sunscreen

Kristin puts sunscreen on Adnan before they go surfing at Praia dos Pepinos. 960 1280

  

Grabbing a Surfboard

Grabbing a Surfboard

Bert, Adnan and Kristin grab their surfboards and head for the waves in Sao Conrado. 960 1280

  

High Five

High Five

Bert high fives Adnan after he finishes his first surfing run. 960 1280

  

Going for a Ride

Going for a Ride

Bert and his travelers hop on the back of motorcycles with some locals for a ride into the favela, or slum, of Rio. 960 1280

  

Authentic Brazilian Cuisine

Authentic Brazilian Cuisine

Bert tries some authentic Brazilian cuisine while visiting a favela. 960 1280

  

Trying on Colorful Masks

Trying on Colorful Masks

Bert has fun while trying on colorful masks in the Samba City compound of Rio de Janeiro. 960 1280

  

Shopping in Samba City

Shopping in Samba City

While shopping in the Samba City compound of Rio, Kristin tries on various Carnival costumes. 960 1280

  

A Happy Bert Kreischer

A Happy Bert Kreischer

Bert couldn’t be happier after picking out his costume for Carnival. 960 1280

  

A scenic shot of Rio. 960 1280

  

Rio Sambadrome

Rio Sambadrome

Welcome to Rio Sambadrome, a purpose-built parade area where samba schools parade competitively. 960 1280

  

Beautiful Costume

Beautiful Costume

A samba dancer shows off her beautiful costume for Carnival inside Rio Sambadrome. 960 1280

  

Sambadrome During Carnival

Sambadrome During Carnival

Bert and his travelers participate in Sambadrome during Carnival. 960 1280

  

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