Carnival in Barranquilla, Colombia

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A girl gets her make-up beforethe start of the second day parade in Barranquilla, Colombia on February 19, 2012. Barranquilla's Carnival, a tradition cretaed by locals at the end of the 19th century as a response and to parody the celebration held by European immigrants and aristocracy, was... LUIS ACOSTA, AFP/Getty Images