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  Barranquilla - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Barranquilla is believed that was founded in 1629 by displaced amerindians from this area, during the Spanish colonization of America.
Barranquilla is home to a number of universities, like the Universidad del Norte, Universidad del Atlántico, the Universidad Metropolitana, the Universidad Autónoma del Caribe, the Universidad Simón Bolívar, and the Corporación Universitaria de la Costa.
Barranquilla is home to a thriving free zone, as well as to a number of staples of the Colombian economy, such as Bavaria S.A., Comisariato Vivero, Monómeros,Expreso Brasilia S.A. and Cementos Argos.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Barranquilla   (1428 words)

 Barranquilla's Carnival - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Barranquilla's Carnival (Spanish: Carnaval de Barranquilla) is a carnival with traditions that date back to the XIX century.
Barranquilla's Carnival is reputed for being second in size to Rio de Janeiro's but is far less commerciallised.
The Carnival of Barranquilla was proclaimed by UNESCO, in November of 2003, as one of the Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Barranquilla's_Carnival   (292 words)

 Travel in Barranquilla - Colombia - America - History - WorldTravelGate.net®-
The rise of Barranquilla as a long lasting human settlement happened in the middle of XVII century with the apparition, by spontaneous generation, of the primitive settlement that back then was called "El partido de tierra adentro".
Perhaps for the activities related with trade and the smuggling, Barranquilla was on the side of the patriots during the war against Spain.
Founded in 1629, Barranquilla was a sleepy tropical town until the mid-19th cent., when steamboats began navigating the river and railroads connecting it with other cities in the region were built.
www.americatravelling.net /colombia/barranquilla/barranquilla_history.htm   (598 words)

 Barranquilla, Colombia
Barranquilla is the major industrial city on the Caribbean coast of Colombia.
Barranquilla is a modern, industrial city, with more than 1,700,000 inhabitants (2.8 million metropolitan area).
Barranquilla has several universities, including the first one, Universidad del Atlántico a governmental funded educational organization and Universidad del Norte, a private institution.
www.creekin.net /c2842-n42-barranquilla-colombia.html   (230 words)

The most important activity was commercial trade and the transportation of merchandise that came by way of channel from the Magdalena River to this "barranca".
Perhaps due to the activities related to trade and smuggling, Barranquilla was on the side of the patriots during the war against Spain.
At present, Barranquilla is honored to have the second most modern international airport in Colombia.
www.classycolombianladies.com /About_Barranquilla.htm   (493 words)

 Barranquilla   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Barranquilla, Colombia's largest coastal city located two hours north of Cartagena on the Carribean Sea is home to some of South America's most exotic women!
Barranquilla ladies are everything we dream Latin women to be: feminine, flirty, soft and sensual.
And Barranquilla ladies romanticize the whole idea of meeting an equally romantic, marriage-minded foriegn man! Having heard that foreign men are more faithful and family-oriented then the men of their culture, they deeply desire to give themselves completely to such a man.
www.filipinaladies.com /tour/barranquilla   (722 words)

 Travel in Barranquilla - Colombia - America - Culture - WorldTravelGate.net®-
Barranquilla has been described as many things, but it has never been described as dull.
In Barranquilla are located the Universidad del Atlantico, The Universidad del Norte, the Universidad Metropolitana and Universidad Libre.
Only five minutes from Barranquilla, across the Pumarejo Bridge over the Magdalena River, is the National Park on the Island of Salamanca where there is abundant and strange fauna.
americatravelling.net /colombia/barranquilla/barranquilla_culture.htm   (595 words)

 Barranquilla Tours
Barranquilla is known as the golden gate city and is the primary port of Colombia.
Barranquilla is safe, modern, and a great place to meet a delightful, lovely, family oriented woman.
Barranquilla women are very family oriented, and because of the situation described with Latin men, the women's parents are accepting of their daughter potentially marrying someone from a different country.
www.foreignwomen.com /columbia_tour.php   (1116 words)

 Barranquilla Carnaval 2006 | Colombia Guide
Barranquilla is very very hot and the beach in Barranquilla is dirty, but the carnaval is outstanding and lasts several weeks - I think they have three days of parades at the end.
As for being fl in Barranquilla is no big deal, most real barranquilleros are dark modefoques, but the ones up north, of course, are polo wearing hp blanquitos feos but their women are real hot and bien putona and will drop their panties at the sight of incoming gringos.
The partying in north Barranquilla is great for gringos, lots of those fine upper middle class baranquilleras dying to practice their English with ya.
www.poorbuthappy.com /colombia/node/10389   (1662 words)

 South American Women Barranquilla Girls
The rainy season usually begins late in May and continues through October, when there are showers nearly every day, although the skies are mostly clear during the month of July when an odd season known as the San Juan Summer prevails.
Barranquilla is a tropical city in every sense of the word, and it is this tropical character that gives it much of its exotic appeal, especially where its northern neighbors are concerned.
An easy flight from Miami, it draws Americans to Colombia who sometimes find the easy-going port city more exciting than the more austere Bogota, while the commercial life that flows constantly around a large port adds to the general color and flavor of the city.
www.southamericanwomen.net /barranquilla.html   (765 words)

 Barranquilla travel guide - Wikitravel
Barranquilla is a city on the Caribbean Coast of Colombia.
Barranquilla is also called Curramba (from a language game).
Every year by the end of February or early March, Barranquilla serves host to one of the largest carnaval in the world, the famous "Carnavales de Barranquilla".
wikitravel.org /en/Barranquilla   (358 words)

 Interested in Barranquilla?
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 Barranquilla Church - MC Canada
Barranquilla, Colombia –; Last year, at the request of the Colombian Mennonite Church, Mennonite Church Canada Witness workers Gamaliel and Amanda Falla returned to their native Colombia to plant a church in the city of Barranquilla, the fourth largest city in the country.
The Fallas preach and teach in the Barranquilla church, but they are working hard at preparing others for leadership, especially after their struggle to find leadership to replace them during a previous church-planting term in Cali.
Since their arrival in Barranquilla, they have led 10 members in a course on preaching.
www.mennonitechurch.ca /news/releases/2004/02/09-barranquilla_church.htm   (361 words)

 The Begginnings - Barranquilla's Zoo
Tomás Suri Salcedo gave away to the "Barranquilla Society of Public Improvements", (BSPI) a plot of land on the neighborhood of "El Prado", across from the Municipal Soccer Stadium.
It also had a wide variety of animals such as deers, rabbits, collared peccary, central american agouti, porcupines, foxes, fish, turtles, birds, parrots, macaws, parakeets, and many other species, 62 in total, mostly donated by the families, who had them as pets at their homes.
Between 1968 and 1975, the Barranquilla Zoo had the largest number of exotic animals, exchanged for native species of Colombia with the Zoos of Zurich, Lisbon, Barcelona and Miami, among others.
www.zoobaq.org /zoo/beginning.php   (430 words)

 Barranquilla travel guide
Barranquilla is one of the most beautiful cities in Colombia.
It's worth to travel and be witness to one of the most representative festivities in the whole latinoamerican region: the Carnival.
The weather in Barranquilla is hot and humid (29ºC and 65% of relative humidity), with no much variation along the year.
www.world66.com /southamerica/colombia/barranquilla   (250 words)

 BARRANQUILLA - Online Information article about BARRANQUILLA
Savanilla was used as a seaport until about 1890, when shoals caused by drifting sands compelled a removal to Puerto Colombia, a See also:
Bogota, or by smaller boats to points farther up the river.
Barranquilla was originally founded in 1629, but attracted no See also:
encyclopedia.jrank.org /BAR_BEC/BARRANQUILLA.html   (545 words)

 UN Chronicle | Carnaval de Barranquilla
On 6 October, dancers and musicians from Barranquilla, Colombia, delighted onlookers at UN Headquarters in New York, when they performed a selection of dances from their annual “Carnaval de Barranquilla”.
Carnaval de Barranquilla usually takes place just before Ash Wednesday, lasting for four days, and is the second biggest carnival in Latin America after Rio de Janeiro, with approximately 25,000 people taking part in the festivities.
In November 2003, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization declared that Carnaval de Barranquilla was a “masterpiece of the oral and intangible heritage of humanity”.
www.un.org /Pubs/chronicle/2005/issue3/0305p06.html   (504 words)

 Sociedad Portuaria Regional de Barranquilla S.A.-COLOMBIAEXPORT
Sociedad Portuaria Regional de Barranquilla (SPRB) is the second largest terminal in Colombia and the largest on the Atlantic coast.
The Port of Barranquilla has a variety of operating equipment in the terminal zone, as well as special areas for containers, project equipment, hazardous shipments and solid cargo in bulk.
The Port of Barranquilla has signed an agreement with Atlantic Coal de Colombia to operate a coal loading yard adjacent to the terminal, effective as of February 1998.
www.colombiaexport.com /baqport/baqpori.htm   (898 words)

 Colombian Women Singles Vacations to Colombia to meet Single Colombian Women and Women of Cali and Barranquilla Colombia
TLC only visits Cali and Barranquilla because of the overwhelming number of Colombian women who attend these events.
The Colombian women of Barranquilla are a wonderful mix, friendly and fun.
We visit Barranquilla in June and December this year.
www.tlcworldwide.com /tlc_site/tour_pages/colombia.htm   (308 words)

 Barranquilla (Atlantico, Colombia)
I was in Barranquilla, Colombia, a couple of weeks ago and I found out that cuadrilongas with eight-pointed stars where far more common than those with five pointed stars.
website of the Barranquilla District Mayor's office, the flag is shown and described.
The green, red-white-fringed, five-point star flag is the flag of the city of Barranquilla, and the 8 Points Star Version is one is the
www.fotw.net /flags/co-at-bq.html   (311 words)

 Flowers Barranquilla - Send by local florist   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
With AbcFlora.com and World-Florists network now you can send flowers and floral arrangements in Barranquilla or in any city of Colombia Local florists at Barranquilla will deliver your next day and will be received by the recipient in his/her hands.
Flower Arrangements sent in Barranquilla are created by proffesional Barranquilla florists and are delivery in any part of Barranquilla.
If you reside in europe you well know about the Interflora Barranquilla service and if you liv e in Usa we can tell you that Interflora florists are like FTD Barranquilla florists because Interflora its the name of FTD in Europe.
www.sufloreria.com /continents/samerica/colombia/barranquilla.htm   (236 words)

 Barranquilla's Carnival, Colombia, Tourism, Fun, Culture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
This magnificent example of culture has been recently declared as "Patrimony of Humanity" and as such, everybody should be a part of it.
Barranquilla's Carnival is recalled as a celebration that goes all the way back to the colonial period.
This gave proof to historians that Barranquilla's Carnival indeed came from Africa.
web.bentley.edu /students/z/zaher_dani   (315 words)

 Caribbean Coast: Barranquilla - Cartagena coast - Coasts of Colombia
Because of the artificial connection between El Dique channel and the Magdalena River, El Dique delta is rapidly accreting, with sediments filling the bays of Barbacoas and Cartagena (Vernette 1985).
Coastal formations between Barranquilla and Galerazamba are associated with the San Jacinto Belt, a deformed, Middle Eocene sequence of pelagic, hemipelagic and turbiditic rocks (Duque-Caro 1984).
The littoral relief of these formations is typically represented by cliffs, up to 100 m high, and hills dissected by minor Quaternary alluvial valleys.
coastal.er.usgs.gov /coasts-colombia/caribbean/barranquilla.html   (730 words)

 Statue for Shakira to be erected in Barranquilla
Bogota, Colombia, March 17, 2006 (Notimex).- Next Sunday, a 5-meter statue of Colombian singer Shakira will be inaugurated in her hometown in Barranquilla, Colombia, the newspaper "El Tiempo" relased today.
She asked it to be placed in the center of Barranquilla, as a homage for young people in that town who fight for their dreams.
Pratt stated that "Shakira thinks that (Barranquilla's) airport is visited only for those who can travel by plane, and that she wants for all young people to see it and keep going," that is why she asked for it to be placed in her hometown's center.
www.quepasa.com /english/news/entertainment/statue.Shakira.Barranquilla/441232.html   (248 words)

 Barranquilla, Colombia Surf Forecast, Tides, Surfcam and Sea Conditions
Barranquilla, Colombia Surf Forecast, Tides, Surfcam and Sea Conditions
Barranquilla in Caribbean is an exposed point break that has pretty consitent surf.
At the moment, we display the current current weather observations / forecast for Barranquilla, tide data, sea temperature and a growing list of Surfcams.
www.surf-forecast.com /breaks/Barranquilla.shtml   (189 words)

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