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PRAISE FOR PURITY – Bolivia, through the eyes of those born there

Through forests, close to the Jurassic period Preparing a trip to Bolivia https://www.worldlyadventurer.com/traveling-bolivia/, the first images that immediately come to mind are those of a mountain and plateau landscape. This region hosts famous places, such as the Salar de Uyuni and Lake Titicaca. The Altiplano is indeed a succession of landscapes of original beauty: on one side the Cordillera Real, …

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DETRÁS DE UNA FOTO – Wara Vargas Lara, the most skilled female photojournalist in Bolivia

Sexist & Colonial Portrayals of Latin America   Although it is not a prime spot for haute cuisine, La Paz’s quality places to eat are on the rise. Entering Manna Ser Sano restaurant https://www.facebook.com/MannaSerSano/, you can discover a good place to consider. Its names of the dishes inspire awe and appetite:  Papicar bien (to nibble healthily, or to make love …

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YOUNG AND PERSONAL VISION IN FASHION CREATIONS – Erika Wiese: Perpetuate and preserve Bolivian native culture, through design

Make fashion, using family heritage and the different cultures  The men of this city avoid traditional clothes; adopting clothing that is more western. In La Paz, Calle Sagarnaga and its surrounding streets host the largest tourist market in the city. Objects such as caps, sweaters, leg warmers, scarves and gloves are used to keep the cold away, while brightly colored …

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A SPACE FOR THE SKYLINE – Adela Zamudio, a singular woman, precursor of Feminism in Bolivia

Dreaming love, under the pseudonym of Soledad The facade of Cathedral of Cochabamba reflects a mestizo fusion of Spanish Baroque and indigenous architectural styles. Perched atop the hill in Cochabamba, tall statue of the Cristo de la Concordia is the tallest of its kind in the world. Located to the east of Cochabamba, the National Park Carrasco is boasts cloud …

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NO SE ACABA EL MUNDO CUANDO UN AMOR SE VA – Los Kjarkas: The world does not end when a love goes away

It took a long time to become a myth Capinota is a small town in the Bolivian Department of Cochabamba. There is one UNESCO world heritage site nearby. It is Historic City of Sucre in a distance of 132 mi (or 212 km), Southeast. While being here, you might want to pay a visit Cochabamba. Mostly known from a movie …

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ANDEAN SOUL STROKE – Gil Imaná: Portray inhabitants, myths and folklore of a country

Traditional and surrealist art, exhibited in the main biennials of the world Their black hats and pouches containing amulets can identify Bolivian yatiri. The Witches’ Market is a popular tourist attraction located in Cerro Cumbre, a mountain clearing in La Paz. Merchandise (sold run by local witch doctors known as yatiri), includes medicinal plants and armadillos. Most famous of all …

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FROM MARBLE GRASS, TO CARIBBEAN COAST – Colombian creativity, stranger than a checkered dog

Where you cannot feel more bored than a monkey in a bonsai tree Ciudad Perdida is a multiday jungle walk to the ancient ruins of the Tayrona civilization. As the Andes give way to Los Llanos, a 550,000-sq-km swath of tropical grasslands shared with Venezuela. Colombia boasts all of South America’s allure, and more. Such as soaring Andean summits, unspoiled …

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HALF A CENTURY OF PHOTOGRAPHS – Nereo López: Amazon jungle and streets of Bogota, on the Magdalena River or traveling with personalities

A country, into sixty-three unforgettable images He took more than 100,000 photos, in a career spanning many decades. He was a member of a association of writers, artists and intellectuals. He is regarded as a pioneer in his native Colombia. Nereo López was a Colombian documentary photographer, born in Cartagena into a September 1920. His work brought attention to the …

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TEMPTING DRESSES – Silvia Tcherassi: Design to serve woman, from 18 to 50 years old

Revolutionizing the Latin American fashion scene in a definitive way In 1990, she created her company Altamoda. Her collections include prêt-à-porter, wedding dresses, accessories and footwear. Born in Barranquilla on a day in August 1965, Silvia Tcherassi https://www.silviatcherassi.com/ is a Colombian designer and entrepreneur. In 2003, she was invited to participate in Milan fashion week. The following year, she was …

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LOVE MADE IT IN US, LIKE A DAY IT WAS LIGHT – Meira Delmar: Evening is no longer an evening; it is the memory of that other

The perception of having already met, of being the expected “other”. In her honor, the National Poetry Prize that bears her name was created. She was a poet of Lebanese Colombian origin. Born in Barranquilla on a day in August 1922, Olga Isabel Chams Eljach became know under the pseudonym of Meira Delmar. Among the most significant poets of the …

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