La Paz Local Customs

  • Traditions and festivals
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    Cow suit
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    Mask
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  • 1. Traditions and festivals

    La Paz was celebrates Carnivale in late February, and shops in a two-block area of downtown sell elaborate costumes and masks. The costumes are very expensive, and some people rent them instead. (I...

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  • 2. Whipala

    La Whipala es la bandera de la nación Andina y de los Aymara .Está formada por 49 espacios con los siete colores del arco iris , cada color tiene su significado...

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  • 3. Shoepolishers

    Don't be afraid if you see people running around with a black mask on. They are not about to rob a bank, they are shoe polishers.Shoe polishers are seen in La...

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  • 4. HOUSES

    As I told you about boats in my previous tip, the same is about houses. They live in houses with a very singular design, the techinques and construction...

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  • 5. SAILING WISDOM

    The locals sails the Titikaka Lake with the same boats design and construction than a thousand years ago, and without any doubt that it works efficiently.They...

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  • 6. eating some ice creams...

    At this place people offer delicious ice cream to eat.Most people come here mainly on weekends. certainly the ice creams are delicious. i don´t remember how to...

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  • 7. soldiers before join them

    I am very shy person to ask them a permission for picture taking, BUT, i belong to a militar family, so i know very well that the militar are normal and young...

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  • 8. Ready for combat

    the group of soldiers and the guards use to change very martially before the sunset.The military service in this young people countrys is mandatory, so you will...

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  • 9. EMBRACING EACH OTHER

    As many countries do. this is a way to show the other person how you love, how you feel...In this case is to show them how you sorry for that moment. As you can...

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  • 10. Medicinal Donkey Milk

    These cholitas and donkeys were along the highway in El Alto that goes to Tiwanaku. They sell fresh milk from the donkeys. I was told if you drink a small cup...

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  • 11. sometimes it's better to know

    When I first saw these drinks I shuddered to think what this thing in the glass was. After eating baby beef hearts on a stick in Peru, I actually thought this...

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  • 12. the witches market

    This interesting market features various objects of worship or having mystical powers. The most interesting was the llama foetus. These grotesque figures are...

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  • 13. As noted on Bolivia page, be...

    As noted on Bolivia page, be cautious about taking pictures, ask first. Even if you don't know the language. Just a gesture, a por favor and a smile, try it. ...

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  • 14. Shoeblacks

    You can find everywhere street shoeblacks. I took this picture at Plaza Murillo.Puedes ver por todas partes lustrabotas callejeros. Saqué esta foto en Plaza...

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