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The Book Is On The Table

Mocidade throw street party to celebrate anniversary of our arrival in São Paulo.

February 3, 2013

Back in the heady days of February 2012, when I first arrived in São Paulo, a particularly vivid memory was that of witnessing the entire Mocidade samba school march down our street as part of their rehearsals for Carnaval.

On Friday, exactly one year after leaving London, they kindly repeated the act, this one being their final street rehearsal ahead of Carnaval next weekend. I’m glad to say that I was prepared for it this year and managed to get downstairs in time to capture it at street-level.

So, if you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to have an entire Samba school dance down your street at 11pm,  here goes:

 

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by andyhpmartin. Find out more about andyhpmartin here.

Categories: Lessons Learnt