Sunday is a day for loud Salsa music in Cartagena, and of course, the Salsa dance itself.
Keeping it White
Cartagena was a Spanish colonial city, it shows in it's architecture in the old town, now a UNESCO site, maintainence is needed for it attracts millionaires and many tourist from luxurious cruise ship.
Candles and Lanterns
The Candles and Lanterns Festival, is the most important fiesta in Quimbaya, a small tiny town in the coffee zone. It held on 7 or 8 Dec every year to celebrate the Immaculate Conception.
Aguadiente, a star anise flavor alcohol people love to drink in the province of Antioquia. Card came is a popular card game for retiree in Retiro (means retiree)
Pollo Asado (roasted chicken), probably the most popular dish in Peru, Ecudador and Colombia.
Mary in the midst of Water
All roads flooded in El Banco in the Summer of 2010/11, border of street and river had had disappeared.
Fishing on Water
The flood raised the water to the same level of the river side platform, made it looked like these fishermen are standing on water.
The flooding in Mompox had been going on for more than half a year in 2010, they built this brick wall alongside the river the keep the water from entering the town.
Silvia, a tiny town tucked away in the mountain of Colombia, men and women from surrounding villages dress in this whimsical costome come here for the once a week market.
A billiard in Salento, where gentlemen hang out, drink beer and of course coffee, this is the famous coffee region.
In Valle de Cocora, where you can find these wax palm so tall with an average height of 40 meters.
Into the Mist
Every afternoon mist comes into Valle de Cocora, with the surrealness of wax palm makes this place dream like.
Houses in Salento were painted in different colors and their design are like chocolate boxes.
In the Reserva Natural Acaime deep inside Valle de Cocora, I had never been so close to so many hummingbirds, just a length of an arm from me.