||Carioca babies learn about the good
things in life early. The atmosphere at
New Year's in Rio is festive, friendly,
and familiar. Many parents bring their
tots and kids.
|Wearing white for good luck is a tradition everybody
follows. It's supposed to help you start the new year
fresh and renewed. Accessories in yellow or gold will
help bring prosperity, and red will open the doors to
romance. Brand new underwear and socks are also a must.
|The sight of young mothers in white taking their
babies to Copacabana always brings a smile. It's
perfectly all right to wish Happy New Year to strangers,
if you feel like it.
|Being small has its advantages, if daddy is willing
to lend a helping shoulder, that is. Once the
fireworks start popping all heads turn up, before they
start turning round, and round, and round...