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November 23, 2014

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Gangs of mud-covered revelers dance during the "Bloco da Lama" or "mud street party" in Paraty, Brazil, Saturday, March 1, 2014. Extravagant costumes need not apply at the "Bloco da Lama" Carnival street party, where revelers dispense with pirate, princess and devil disguises in favor of a thick, head-to-toe layers of black mud.

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Gangs of mud-covered revelers dance during the "Bloco da Lama" or "mud street party" in Paraty, Brazil, Saturday, March 1, 2014. Extravagant costumes need not apply at the "Bloco da Lama" Carnival street party, where revelers dispense with pirate, princess and devil disguises in favor of a thick, head-to-toe layers of black mud.