Monday morning, I made the impromptu decision to leave Carnaval in Barranquilla for Cartagena. Since my plan was to return to Medellin in a few days, I didn´t know if I would make it back to the coast. I said goodbye to the Irish guys/gals who were heading for the same city later in the […]
The general plan for Sunday was to sleep late, and return to the same spot where we watched the parade the first day. Unfortunately, with our now giant group, it took forever to get moving. I was tired, but I figured once I was outside again, in the mix, my energy level would rise. Trying […]
A group of us headed north in taxis to see the parade on Saturday afternoon. I bought a traditional woven hat, paying too much because I didn´t shop around and didn´t want to hold off due to the intense midday sun. Our groups splintered, but we mostly found each other after an hour or two, […]
Dave arrives in Barranquilla for Carnaval and has to figure out whether to couchsurf or stay at Hotel Olimpico.