GlobalPost writer Jill Langlois, who lives in Brazil, took over the @AFridayIn twitter account this week for a behind-the-scenes look at the famous festival of Carnival (spelled "Carnaval" in Portuguese).
Take a tour with her in the tweets below!
GlobalPost's @AFridayIn Twitter feed showcases the voices and personal experiences of our correspondents based around the world each week. A different correspondent takes over the @AFridayIn account each Friday and tweets about his or her travels and daily activities.
Check out the full series here.