Moroccan Adventures

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Buena Onda is looking for some inspiration in Morocco.  In the Le Jardin Majorelle in Marrakech.  The design and architecture in this culture is so amazing.  Stay tuned for more awesome photos from Buena Onda and the Wayuu People.  

Le Jardin Majorelle and Buena Onda

Le Jardin Majorelle and Buena Onda

Buena Adventures

Buena Adventures

Fresh T's

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Buena Onda has the freshest t's for this upcoming festival season.  Each pocket is handmade and one of a kind, which means your t-shirt was made just for you.  Not to mention each t-shirt you purchase helps employee a Wayuu Family in Colombia.  Don't miss out on this limited time offer! Shoot us an email to special order yours!

Buena Onda Cowboys

Buena Onda Cowboys

Black Friday is Here!!!

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Black Friday

Oh yeah!!! Black Friday is here!  Are you stressed about the holiday season, have no fear because Buena Onda is here.  We are looking to help make your holiday shopping easy this year by providing amazing handmade products from the Wayuu People of Colombia.  Everything we sell is fair-trade and one of a kind.  The best part is we work directly with each Wayuu Family.

Heaven Fest

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Are you in Colorado this weekend?  Be sure to check out Heaven Fest at the Bandimere Speedway in Morrison, CO.  It is going to be an amazing weekend, so be sure to stop by the Buena Onda booth!  

Heaven Fest and Buena Onda

We've been everywhere, man (Festival Life)

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"I've been everywhere, man. I've been everywhere, man. Crossed the desert's bare, man. I've breathed the mountain air, man..."

Over the past few months, Buena Onda has been living a Johnny Cash song, criss-crossing the country showcasing the amazing Wayuu mochilas at a myriad of music festivals. Alabama, Arkansas, Washington, Michigan…I’ve been everywhere, man.  

On our journey, while sharing a slice of Wayuu culture with the western world, I received a crash-course in festival culture.

As a “Festie Virgin” I was greeted in open arms by savvy veterans, who were as eager to enlighten me about festival culture as they were to tell me about how bitchin’ that Phish set was at Bonaroo ’09 or about “that one time” at Burning Man…for the fifth time. 

Shaky Knees, Hangout, Sasquatch, Wakarusa, and Electric Forest: great music, better people -- people of all shapes and sizes, races and religions. Short, tall, strange and awesome, at these festivals, people are uninhibited by the constraints of reality. It’s both beautiful and shocking to a newcomer (I’ve seen some stuff, man - the type of stuff you can’t un-see *feverishly rips a cigarette*).  But here’s the thing: everyone is your friend, everyone looks out for one another, and everyone shares the collective goal of having as much fun as humanly possible. Moods are high and vibes are great. Everyone es buena onda, if you will…nudge nudge, wink wink. 

Using mochilas as our medium, we were able to impart a piece of Wayuu culture to curious concertgoers. This "mochila-medium" as I've been calling it since right now (better trademark that), allows us to share the plight of the Wayuu People. And our message did not fall on deaf ears, in fact, it resonated -- an amazing feat, really, given that many of our patrons were fresh off a face-melting dose of acid 120 decibels of Bassnectar.

At the end of the day, we made a lot of great friends, witnessed some incredible performances (Charles Bradley is the G.O.A.T.), and were able to connect the Wayuu with the western world. One mochila at a time.

Of travel (and porta-potties) I’ve had my share, man. I’ve been everywhere. 


Wakarusa Waterfall at Mulberry Mountain Arkansas
Wayuu Wakarusa Friends
Well, it's the verbal Herman Munster a.k.a. Chali 2na performing at Wakarusa. 

Well, it's the verbal Herman Munster a.k.a. Chali 2na performing at Wakarusa. 

Bracelets by Lisandro

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Lisandro has a unique skill of making bracelets with saying or words on them.  Each bracelet is completely hand crafted and made with love.  If you would like your bracelet to say something special drop us an email and Lisandro will make a special one just for you!

Sasquatch Fun

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Dancing and Sasquatch

We always love running into people who have supported us from the beginning.  Thank you to Elaine Bishop for being one of our first customers to support Buena Onda.  It was great running into you Sasquatch and we really appreciate all of your help.


Sasquatch Adventures

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Sasquatch and Buena Onda
Sasquatch Festival Fashion

Buena Onda has a booth at the Sasquatch Festival in Washington.  If you are here please stop by and say hi!  We have a awesome selection of Wayuu mochilas, dresses, t-shirts, dog collars, and of course pulseras (if you don't know what a pulsera that is why you need to come by)!

Be sure to follow us at @TheBuenaOnda on instagram and twitter.

Heading to Sasquatch Festival

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Buena Onda is on the road again heading to the Sasquatch Festival.  It has been a long drive from Hangout Festival in Gulf Shores, Alabama but we are super excited to get to Washington State.  We are currently driving through the great state of Wyoming!

On the Road to Washington

Hangout Fun

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Buena Onda is having so much fun at the Hangout Festival!  We love meeting all of our new friends and sharing the Wayuu story with everyone.  Please feel free to stop by and HANGOUT.  We are also doing some great giveaways on instagram so be sure to check us out at @TheBuenaOnda.

Fun in the Sun
Buena Onda Dresses are Hot
Bracelets and Friends
Oh Pick the Buena Onda!

On the Road Again

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Buena Onda has been traveling all over the USA this year!  We have had so much fun sharing the Wayuu story and making so many amazing friends along the way.  We are excited to be in ALABAMA today!

Buena Onda in Alabama