I've chalked up a collective 10 months of living in South America so far. I've attended the annual Carnival in Colombia, and the week long Flower Festival in Medellin.
But Halloween in Medellin, my friends, may be my favorite party event of the year. The Colombians go all out with their costumes, and many of the clubs stage elaborate decorations to set the mood.
Here are a few of my favorite photos from 3 nights out at 4 different clubs.
This Mad Hatter was the best costume at B-Lounge, a popular spot on Wednesday nights in Medellin.
A chainsaw massacre greeted partygoers entering Mango's Discoteca.
The club dancers and staff at Mango's were dressed up as psycho clowns and devils.
Ghoulish shots on display at Mango's bar. My table stuck with the classics, rum and tequila.
The DJ at Mango's Discoteca kept the party going well into the early morning hours.
The naughty cop appears to be paying more attention to the dancing cowgirl than the escaped convict right beside her.
Combine beautiful women with devil midgets and you're sure to get a few laughs! Mango's Discoteca.
And the winner for most massive prop goes to this executioner who was wielding a giant hammer/axe. El Cuervo Discoteca.
Hey, it's Bender from Futurama! Babylon Discoteca.
Crazy-eyed alien was about to take off his giant mask to get a breath of fresh air when I raised my camera. Without asking, he put the mask back on so I could take this photo. Babylon Discoteca.
Dave is the Founder and Editor in Chief of Go Backpacking and Feastio. He's been to 66 countries and lived in Colombia and Peru. Read the full story of how he became a travel blogger.
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