Diablo Carnavalero and Flags Bearers - Carnaval - Tilcara (Argentina)

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Diablo Carnavalero and Flags Bearers - Carnaval - Tilcara (Argentina)

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Carnival Devil (Diablo Carnavalero), a traditional costume during Carnival in the Andes mountains.

Carnival 2010 in the streets of Tilcara (Argentina).

During Carnival festivities in the small village of Tilcara, in the Quebrada de Humahuaca (Northern Argentina), 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.

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Photo taken on February 13, 2010
Ruta Nacional 9, Tilcara, Jujuy Province, Argentina
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