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It might not fit in the timing of your weekend visit, given the route you are planning. Were it me, I'd rather go to Agrigento and the Valley of the Temples before Etna, although I'd even consider both. Actually, I'd probably head to Etna, then down to Agrigento. I'd see the Valley, and then relax on the Southerly coast and see what the waves are doing.
Any Rio de Janeiro travel agency (like riocharm.com) can buy you costumes ahead of time, which guarantees your participation. Costumes can range from US$250 to US$2000, depending on the school's ranking, fame and intricacy of the costume. The part-taker should learn a few samba moves, so as not to look like a total gringo, which can harm the samba school's ...
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