The Best Day Trips to Take From Cartagena
Discover seven of the best day trips to take from Colombia's Caribbean city of Cartagena.
Safiya's World Tour Playlist: Afro Columbia
Hola! When I started these playlist, I didn't know how much music would teach me about the countries I've been journeying through. This is especially true for Columbia. The music actually taught me something that I feel like should be an important part of world history. I am realizing so many gems are missing about the
Afro-Colombian Music Offers Youths A Rhythmic Alternative To Drug Gangs
Currulao combines drums and marimbas and is popular along the country's Pacific coast where most of the population is Afro-Colombian. One verse goes: "We no longer have peace in our paradise."
Enjoy the rhythm of the music - Airbnb
Medellín - In this experience we will dance all night while we have a cultural and language exchange, we will talk about the musical and traditional history of our country while you get carried away by the characteristic and folkloric rhythms that we have, I will teach you the basic steps of each musical genre so that so you have the best night of your life to the rhythm of the music. This experience will start with a welcome shot, while we meet and talk a little about the itinerary that we…
Musical tour, Caribbean coast - Airbnb
Medellín - Colombia es un país de diversidad cultural, natural y musical, en esta propuesta buscamos rescatar las raíces de nuestros sonidos caribeños a través de instrumentos musicales tradicionales y la apropiación del legado de los ancestros indígenas y africanos. Ofreceremos un concierto didáctico, es decir, aprenderá sobre los ritmos de cada región como la cumbia y podrá identificar cada instrumento. El baile es muy importante en esta cultura, por eso usted también podrá conocer la…
Visit San Basilio de Palenque - Airbnb
San Basilio de Palenque - 1. To enjoy the very best of this experience with beautiful weather, we recommend to start at 8:00 am. We’ll pick you up at your location, drive southeast of Cartagena for about 1 hour. 2. Enjoy the travel we'll pass by local neighbourhoods, the Industrial area and villages that surround the city to finally head to the African Village of San Basilio de Palenque. 3. A native guide will welcome us with live music, coffee and a shot of ñeque (the local tequila from…
Palenque, a piece of Africa in Colombia - Airbnb
Cartagena - This experience is for at least 2 people. Let's meet at 8 am at "Plaza de la Aduana"to will take you to discover our african roots. This place was a slave´s market where africans were sold to work in plantations, as housekeepers and others with no good luck to build the wall to protect the city. From here we take private transportation to go to "San Basilio de Palenque". On this trip we explain slave´s route and strategies to escape from Spanish and found this town in 1603 and…
Experience the Africa hidden in Colombia - Airbnb
Cartagena - We will take a cultural walk around San Basilio de Palenque, off the beaten path, where you will experience and be immersed in the Africa hidden in Colombia. We named it Our Roots Experience, because it is definitely an essential place in our black history in Colombia. We are new in Airbnb, but you can check a little bit of our trajectory in instagram @palenqueourroots We will meet to pick you up, and here begins our journey. We will be on the road around 40 - 50 minutes. There…
Capoeira Classes for Beginners In Rio de Janeiro - Airbnb
Botafogo - You will have a teacher taking care of all your needs in a unique cultural experience. We will take care of your body, doing a full warm-up before teaching basic movements and how to play the musical instruments. It will be fun!!!
Learn to dance Salsa and Champeta - Airbnb
Cartagena - In this activity I will teach you 2 hours of dance classes (1 hour Salsa and 1 hour Champeta). Champeta is a musical genre characteristic of the Caribbean Coast of Colombia, it has African origins you will love. After I teach you for two hours we will take you to two clubs to practice what you have learned in classes and you can dance in a real situation I will accompany you for 30 more minutes in the club, to give you the last tips.