You didn't seriously think I was done posting samba parade pics, did you? Oh heavens no!
This week's theme is the ridiculously good mood everyone seemed to be in while marching through the Sambódromo.
Part of what made our front-row seats so much fun was the ability to interact with the paraders, who lit up a little bit extra when they caught someone's eye in the audience.
Even the folks who'd been waiting all night for their parade to start were chipper and fresh and fulla spunk. Which was more than I could say, 'round about 6am. But their enthusiasm was certainly infectious!
It's uncanny how your gaze is drawn to a smiling face, even in a sea of snoof and fuzzle.
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