A boy stands behind the barrier with his homemade weapon during the student protests.
Protestors cover their faces to avoid inhaling teargas as well as to conceal their identities.
A protestor poses in front of a burning bus during the riots.
A young boy takes aim before blasting me with a water cannon during the "Blanco ye Negro" celebration.
An outdoor concert generates unbridled enthusiasm from the crowd at the "Blanco ye Negro" celebration.
A daughter looks suspiciously at her mother during a break at the "Blanco ye Negro" celebration.
Soldiers get an unexpected pelting of flour from their commanding officer at the "Blanco ye Negro" celebration.
Kids on a balcony in the "Old Town" part of the city acknowledge me.
There are several ways to travel. One may book a tour and see all the expected sights with minimal surprise. OR, for the not so faint of heart, throw caution to the wind AND DIVE RIGHT IN! (here's a peek at the latter of the two). Indulge your curiosities and inspire your imagination. To quote a great American writer; "Oh, the Places You"ll Go!" Dr. Seus