girl with mirror sunglasses and talk powder - carnaval de tilcara (argentina)


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Carnival 2010 in the streets of Tilcara (Argentina).­

Local carnival traditions include throwing white talk powder, spray foam and confettis to the face of others.­

During Carnival festivities in the small village of Tilcara, in the Andes mountains, young men dress up as devils (diablos) with colorful costumes covered with mirrors.­ Women hold the tail of a devil and everyone is drinking and dancing to the music of marching bands.­

For more photos and information about the Carnival in Northern Argentina, read the album description.

Ruta Nacional 9, Tilcara, Jujuy Province, Argentina