Visit Mountainside City Petrópolis During Bauernfest

By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Starting tonight (June 26th), it is time again to celebrate all things German in Rio's mountainside city Petrópolis, as the traditional Bauernfest begins its ten-day festivities. The Imperial City in the Serra dos Orgãos is only a short drive out of Rio and wort a visit a this time of the year to experience a European winterly feeling.

Bauernfest is a celebration of Petrópolis' German immigrants . . .

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