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Barranquilla for (pre) Carnival, Part 2

  Barranquilla´s Carnival slogan is “Quien lo vive, es quien lo goza.” I believe that translates to  “Those who live, are those who enjoy it,” but then again, high school Spanish class was a long time ago! In any case, you can tell that the people of Barranquilla certainly know how to live life and […]

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Barranquilla for (pre) Carnival, Part I

Barranquilla hosts the the second biggest Carnival celebration in the world, following just Rio. Robyn and I contemplated going for the actual thing, but unfortunately, all the hotels were booked up, and the remaining rooms were upwards of $400 USD, for less than stellar accommodations. We opted go a few days earlier, when rooms were […]

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