Carnival in Cajamarca

This weekend we learned a new word: BULLA! (=noise). We went to Cajamarca, a city in the mountains, 6 hours away, which is well known in Peru for its carnaval. The moment we stepped out of the bus saturday evening, I got a bucket of dirty water from the streets in my face. Driving in a taxi to the hotel, we saw a terrible sight; all the cars, buildings, people, were painted (not voluntarily) in all kinds of colors... It appeared this was the entrance day of the carnavals, and the day for painting... So we went straight to the market to buy some clothes we could risk be painted.

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