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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, 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, 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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