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Samba in Sao Paulo

By Brian Rogers | 3 Comments » February 16th, 2008

This afternoon, we went to a local jam in São Paulo’s center, where we, and the rest of the happy crowd fell for the infectious beats of samba. Get your groove on in today’s photo gallery.

What’s it sound like? To hear two audio clips from the day’s festivities,  click here or here…

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3 Responses to “Samba in Sao Paulo”

  1. Claire Says:

    Great photos of the samba scene!! I really felt almost like being there. Gostei muito!

    Voce nao dancou?


  2. Jessica Says:

    These pictures give me saudades for nightlife in Bahia. In no other place have I felt such joy in life, such wonderful energy, and a love for music. The crowd of people dancing and smiling just takes me back!

  3. Cau Says:

    Boas fotos, meninos!
    Este é um lugar que eu amo, quintal da minha casa, música da minha alma, e vocês conseguiram registrar esse momento de um jeito muito bonito.
    Mandem notícias do Rio!
    Boa viagem, sempre!

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