"Perhaps no decade has had and continues to have as great an impact on global multicultural society as the sixties. This was also the period when Rio de Janeiro's urban beach culture rose up to become known throughout the Brazilian body-beautiful culture is fun and flirty and the people love anything that is pleasing to the eye. The bikini best represents this social leap involving body consciousness moral concerns and sexual attitudes." cmc @ carnaval.com/rio/bikini/ ______________ Our flcikr channel - http://www.flickr.com/photos/aforum/3886564019/