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... into a computer. I sat down a bit nervously, unclear as to where to put my hands. I didn’t have to worry; the assistant lifted up my fingers on the slightly smudged glass plate, which would apparently record my fingerprints. I’m not going to lie, I felt like I was signing up for spy work…if only I was that cool. So after everyone finished this process we were dropped off at our apartments and were free from school responsibilities until Monday.
... below my window and in the nearby park. This starts with something resembling Duluth's Blues Festival (plus 500,000 more people) and also has days of children's dances, masquerade parades and snake-line dancing thru the stores and down the streets. The costumes are BEAUTIFUL; both for the performers and for everyone else on the streets. Everyone dresses up and homes, stores, light poles, ...
How lucky can I be? I live in a very comericially-mixed part of Barranquilla, you know. It's also a very culturally rich part of town. Many, many 'Universities' line a nearby street. Several museums of note and also the 'Casa del Carnaval' - the headquarters of the Carnaval de Barranquilla Foundation (much, ...
... of us were dressed in drag and La Paranda actually won, there phots of our group in the paper he next day. What a time! Anyways, it was 4 days of partying until the middle of the night, parades and festivities during the day, this city pulls out all the stops and just goes wild, hard to believe! We headed to Santa Marta afterwars for some ...
... of Barranquilla is reputed to be the second largest in the world (after Rio). It is very proud to have been recognised by Unesco as a being a significant monument to oral and intangible history. The dances and costumes all have significant meanings, and result from the fusion of Spanish, African and indigenous cultures in this part of the world.
The centre of the carnaval is the parade. On the Saturday, apparently, there were ...