Olé Olé! My first fútbol game

Junior Barranquilla GOOAALLL!!! Finally, after almost 8 months in Colombia, I made it to a soccer game (or should I say fútbol?) I tagged along with my neighbor Jaime who is part of the Cartagena cheering section for the team in Barranquilla called Junior. Their colors are red and white stripes:  Jaime and I take…

Barranquilla Carnaval

¡Viva la tradición! Barranquilla boasts the second largest carnaval celebration after Río, and I'd been hearing about it since I arrived in Colombia last June. Despite all the hype, I really wasn't too keen to go. I'd already been to las Fiestas Novembrinas in Cartagena and I'd been told that carnaval was about the same…