Cumbia dancers at Barranquilla Carnaval in Colombia. Barranquilla's Carnival is Colombia's most important folklore celebration, one of the biggest carnivals in the world. The carnival has traditions that date back to the century.
A fortress ruin in Cartagena, Colombia sparks the writer's interest. One generation's prison is another generation's travel attraction! Sunsets and palm trees, a massage for my soul, might not have been so calming to one imprisoned here in times gone by.