El Carneval de Negros y Blancos... January 6th 2010 was a hilarious experience. It was basically two days of being dirty because as soon as you got out on the street, someone would come and paint your face (or sometimes by accident your clothes too...) with color, spray foam on you, or throw flour at you, especially if you looked kind of clean.
The Carnaval was held over January 5 and 6 and represent the older days of Colombia when slaves were a ... read more
South America » Colombia » Ipiales Colombia was one of the three countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others are Ecuador and Venezuela). A 40-year insurgent campaign to overthrow the Colombian Government escalated during the 1990s, undergirded in part... ... read more