Cars with a difference, only in Medellin, Colombia

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Colombia's famed Car Festival, in its 26th year, saw people build their own cars on September 6. Seen here is a homemade banana-shaped car. (AFP)

Colombia's famed Car Festival, in its 26th year, saw people build their own cars on September 6. Seen here is a homemade banana-shaped car. (AFP)

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Participants depicting Star Wars characters descend a hill in a homemade car during the XXVI Car Festival in Colombia on September 6, 2015. (AFP)

Participants depicting Star Wars characters descend a hill in a homemade car during the XXVI Car Festival in Colombia on September 6, 2015. (AFP)

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Participants dressed as characters from Phineas and Ferb descend a hill in homemade car during the XXVI Car Festival in Medellin on September 6, 2015. (AFP)

Participants dressed as characters from Phineas and Ferb descend a hill in homemade car during the XXVI Car Festival in Medellin on September 6, 2015. (AFP)

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Participants in a homemade car dressed as characters from Pirates of the Caribbean during the XXVI Car Festival in Colombia on September 6, 2015. (AFP)

Participants in a homemade car dressed as characters from Pirates of the Caribbean during the XXVI Car Festival in Colombia on September 6, 2015. (AFP)

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How about a Pink Panther for company? A participant in a homemade car during the XXVI Car Festival. (AFP)

How about a Pink Panther for company? A participant in a homemade car during the XXVI Car Festival. (AFP)

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Participants descend a hill in a homemade bus-shaped car on September 6, 2015. (AFP)

Participants descend a hill in a homemade bus-shaped car on September 6, 2015. (AFP)

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Participants in a homemade hospital-bed-shaped car during the XXVI Car Festival in Medellin, Colombia on September 6, 2015. (AFP)

Participants in a homemade hospital-bed-shaped car during the XXVI Car Festival in Medellin, Colombia on September 6, 2015. (AFP)

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Participants in a homemade hot-dog-shaped car during the XXVI Car Festival in Colombia on September 6, 2015. (AFP)

Participants in a homemade hot-dog-shaped car during the XXVI Car Festival in Colombia on September 6, 2015. (AFP)

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