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A celebration of colours

Celebrating Black and White in Colour

May 22nd 2016
After a total of 24 hours travelling, including an 18 hour overnight bus journey we finally arrived in the small charming town of Chachagui - just 2 hours away from the Ecuadorian /Colombian border. As usual this wasn't even on our itinerary. We were originally going to stay in the city of Popayan to make it easier (and safer) for us to cross the Ecudorian border. That is until we heard about the ... read more
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22nd May 2016

Sensational
This one is magnificent...sensational
29th May 2016

Re: Sensational
Thank you. We both love this one too
22nd May 2016

Fabulous costumes, fabulous valley!
How great that you trusted serendipity and went for a fine celebration--a perfect way to leave the country. I love that the community celebrates their black and white selves and puts such creativity and work into those costumes. That valley also looks so inviting--I imagine with more time, it would have been great walking on the ridge above it. Hope your border crossing was an easy one!
29th May 2016

Re: Fabulous costumes, fabulous valley!
Yes with more time, we probably would've ventured around and into the valley, the views were amazing. We loved the carnival vibes here, plus this one had a special positive and uniting message. And the costumes and colours were just amazing.

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