Firdawsi 9 p.m., May 6
Dressed as Negro D'água dancers for Mangueira's float.
Posted September 28, 2012
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Experiencing a samba school procession.
My head was pounding. Fireworks crackled overhead. Hordes jeered, screamed, waved and then broke into joyous whirls of samba. The smell was unbearable, an open sewer ran beside our Sambódromo warm-up lane, and yet thousands ...