German carnival clothing, 1590. Those squiggly white blobs look, um, heraldic?

Schembart Carnival Illustrations from a century manuscript detailing the phenomenon of Nuremberg’s Schembart Carnival, (literally “bearded-mask” carnival).

Si tu #DestinoFavorito es #Barranquilla visitanos en www.easyfly.com.co/Vuelos/Tiquetes/vuelos-desde-barranquilla

Si tu #DestinoFavorito es #Barranquilla visitanos en www.easyfly.com.co/Vuelos/Tiquetes/vuelos-desde-barranquilla

Carnival 2013 ~ A traditional "Diablo Arlequin" (Harlequin Devil) dancer take part in the second day of Carnival parade in Barranquilla, Colombia on Feb. 10. Barranquilla's Carnival, a tradition created by locals at the end of the 19th century as a response and to parody the celebration held by European immigrants and aristocracy, was declared a "Masterpiece of Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity" by the UNESCO in 2003. (Luis Acosta/AFP/Getty Images)

Carnival 2013

Carnival 2013 ~ A traditional "Diablo Arlequin" (Harlequin Devil) dancer take part in the second day of Carnival parade in Barranquilla, Colombia on Feb. 10. Barranquilla's Carnival, a tradition created by locals at the end of the 19th century as a response and to parody the celebration held by European immigrants and aristocracy, was declared a "Masterpiece of Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity" by the UNESCO in 2003. (Luis Acosta/AFP/Getty Images)

Foto Friday: The Barranquilla Carnival. The Barranquilla Carnival started this week. It is considered Colombia's most important folkloric celebration & a UNESCO Celebration.

Foto Friday: The Barranquilla Carnival. The Barranquilla Carnival started this week. It is considered Colombia's most important folkloric celebration a UNESCO Celebration.

Carnival Colombia, Barranquilla - a gallery on Flickr

Carnival in South America: Colombia Knows How to Throw a Party - Exploring South America : Exploring South America

Barranquilla’s Carnaval floats are huge and colorful -

Insider Tips for Barranquilla Carnival

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