Bring in the new year quietly, or with a bang

The countdown to 2017 has begun. Will you bring in the New Year amid a festive blast of confetti and trumpets? Or the eerie calm of a desert oasis? ForbesLife India suggests a few favourites
Curated by: Madhu Kapparath
Published: Dec 27, 2016
Bring in the new year quietly, or with a bang

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Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Catch an astounding display of fireworks above your head as you float in the ocean and pass the bubbly around midnight. Dress in white, make a little wish or a prayer and offer flowers and little mementoes to the surf, as the locals do. And then dance to the samba, or just lie on the beach till well after dawn.