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A Friday In Sao Bernardo do Campo: Ola, Carnaval!

Go behind the scenes as Brazil gets ready for its famous festival.

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On Jan. 18, 2013 during the Llamadas in Encarnacion, one of Paraguay's biggest carnival parades, performers from the San Clemente samba school in Rio de Janeiro dance with the King of the Carnival. (NORBERTO DUARTE/AFP/Getty Images)

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.