Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Carnaval!

Location: Barranquilla, Colombia

Rundown: Headed up to Barranquilla for what is said to be the second biggest Carnaval in the world! Sweet costumes and crazy parades!

Jumped a bus from Cartagena two hours north to Barranquilla, hometown of Shakira! Barranquilla itself is an unremarkable, industrial town but every year they throw down a Carnaval celebration that is said to be second only to Rio! We were way in for the fun!


There were tons of people, and getting was a sweaty endeavor. As you'd expect, there were huge floats...


...fancy dancers...


...and colorful costumes.


The tall had the advantage to see the parade in the crowds of people!


And some really overdressed, not anticipating the Colombian heat.


The skies were filled with confetti...


...and the streets were filled with canibals...


...and also with cleavage.


...lots of cleavage...


...of all sorts...


...but we had fun with our old friends and made some new ones at Carnaval 2010!




1 comment:

trailmaniac said...

Hey Pete! Just ran across your photo blog - very cool! I see you're still crazy and taking on the world by storm. That doesn't surprise me at all! See you around sometime :) - Karen L.