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De Barranquilla - High Dose of Excitement by Tom Smith
To boost your energy, carnival
is the best option. Carnival is the most colorful event and has strength
to attract people from all over the world. The Carnaval de Barranquilla
is one of the most traditional Colombian carnival having different flavors
of entertainment. From younger to elder everyone likes to visit this carnival.
Day by day the number of visitors is increasing rapidly. It takes place
for four days but the preparations are started from many months before.
Once you visit this place, you will forget all your tension for a moment.
The segments of this event are for all that is for kids, teens and singles
or for parents. Local people eagerly wait for this event. Everyone actively
participated in this feast. It is the second largest colorful event of
|During Carnaval de Barranquilla,
the city gets busy with street dancing, masquerade parades and musical
shows. It is ranked as the most popular and reputed carnival of the country.
The other activities include dance forms such as Spanish paloteo, African
Congo and indigenous mico y micas. Here, you will see many interesting
styles of Colombian music.
Most prominently, they used
instruments like drums and wind ensemble. The event is proclaimed by UNESCO,
in November 2003. Litany is the most traditional group which sings along
a choir. To get the desire seat, you don't need to pay any money. You can
enjoy this feast totally free of cost.
The Carnaval de Barranquilla
feast has a combination of cumbia, gaita, chande, puya and fandango. It
also includes porro, mapale, and wonderful merecumbes. Many brands perform
different styles of Colombian music. The motive behind this feast is to
showcase their tradition to the world. It is expressed by different forms
of arts which are developed by locals. Performers wear specially designed
costumes for dance.
event gives the chance to showcase many hidden talents. This festival has
a unique identity because of its cultural diversity. The traditional dances
include folkloric dances, manifestation dances, special choreographic dances
and comparsas dances. The costume of every performer is specially created
by top designer. Before carnival week, on the Friday night, a lantern parade
is arranged. This fun truly gives you high dose of fun and excitement.
Those who are getting bored by visiting typical vocational destinations,
then this carnival really boost your energy.
The dance forms which are
included in Carnaval de Barranquilla can be in group, individual, structural
and dramatic. During this time, if you will visit any theater, you will
surely get numerous comedy shows. The carnival is full of different cultural
expressions. If you are planning to visit this country, then it's better
if you plan your trip after Ash Wednesday. Visiting to this event, makes
your trip complete and worth. If you will search online to get more information
about Carnaval de Barranquilla, you will definitely get all details from
special events to whole schedule. After ending of this feast, people still
feels energetic. It gives you most memorable experience of your life.
|About the Author: Tom Smith
is a freelance writer and a travel buff with varied interests. Travel
Destination Guide provide facts information on Vacation Destination,
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Estelar En Alto Prado, Barranquilla
Estelar En Alto Prado is a contemporary hotel situated in Barranquilla´s
exclusive country club district. It offers stylish rooms with free Wi-Fi
and an outdoor pool with panoramic city views. Guests at Estelar can make
use of the well-equipped gym and business centre. They can also enjoy a
relaxing massage or sunbathe on the hotel´s elegant sun terrace.
The restaurant serves international cuisine and the café serves
cocktails and light snacks. A daily breakfast buffet with fresh fruits,
natural juices and pastries is available. Estelar Alto Prado is located
13 km from Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport. It offers free parking
and a taxi service.
SmartSuites Royal Barranquilla
a rooftop swimming pool offering views of Barranquilla and 4 blocks from
the beach, the Hotel SmartSuites Royal Barranquilla offers elegant accommodation
with spa services and modern gym facilities. Wi-Fi is free. A buffet breakfast
is served in the restaurant, with coffee and tropical fruits. Drinks can
be enjoyed while sunbathing at the poolside deck and jacuzzi. The hotel
is 3 blocks from Riverside Mall and nearby exclusive shops. The tour desk
can assist helps with tourist information. Shuttle services to Ernesto
Cortissoz Airport, 15.km away can be arranged.
del Sol Hotel, Barranquilla
Puerta Del Sol is situated in the centre of Barranquilla, only one block
from 20 de Julio Avenue. The Hotel offers modern accommodation, an outdoor
swimming pool, gym and sauna. Wellness facilities include a sauna. Guests
can work out in the gym or enjoy a variety of massage treatments at Hotel
Puerta del Sol´s spa. A tropical buffet breakfast including, fresh
fruits and juices is served each morning. À la carte restaurant
Almería is specialised in regional and international cuisine. The
hotel is situated 4 blocks from Sagrado Corazón De Jesús.
Free parking is possible.
Sonesta Hotel Barranquilla is located 450 miles north of Bogota overlooking
the Caribbean Sea. The hotel is adjacent to a new shopping center and the
city's largest nightclub. The hotel features 126 guest rooms with first
class amenities, a full service business center, restaurant, room service,
24-hour concierge service, WiFi throughout the hotel, fitness center and
spa, swimming pool, and 2,600 square feet of meeting space. The hotel
has a full service restaurant, lounge and an extensive 24-hour room service
menu. Connected to the hotel is the Gran Boulevard mall with over
fifty quality and variety, high profile shops and places to party such
as Agua Helada, the largest night club in the city and the Coco Beach bar.