En está fotografía, hay una bailarina de la Cumbia. Es impresionante saber como nació la cumbia, el baile principal en el carnaval. Todo empezó cuando los esclavos en su día de descanso se reunía en las playas y tocaban tambores y otros instrumentos y a pesar de las cadenas que tenían en los pies, bailaban suavemente en la arena.
The word "silhouette" comes from Étienne de Silhouette, 18th century Controller-General of Finances under French king Louis XV. Depending on what you read, either he was known for his hobby of making silhouette portraits or people named the cheap form of portraiture after the famously cheap man (or maybe it was both). Well, he'd better tighten his purse strings even more because giving old Étienne a run for his money is Colombia's Juana Rodriguez
Colombia does not have seasons; because it is near the equator, it has sunlight throughout the year.The name Colombia is derived from the name Christopher Columbus. Colombia is the home country for many famous people such as Shakira and the famous writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez. http://www.powerpointmapsonline.com/powerpointmaps.aspx/Map-of-Colombia-72
Las Palenqueras are the famous ladies dressed in vibrant colours carrying fruit baskets on their head. They are from the city of San Basilio De Palenque which is one hour away from Cartagena, Colombia. They symbolize the struggles of the black cimarrones - slaves who courageously escaped from their owners in search of a better future. by flower_bee