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At the fantastic Museo de Arte Indigena, textiles by Jalq'a women   
   

At the fantastic Museo de Arte Indigena, textiles by Jalq'a women

Entirely figurative and almost always only black and red in colour, they depict a primordial chaos filled with strange animals
How 10 hours became 23... the joys of travelling Bolivia by bus!

April 22nd 2009
I really shouldn't complain considering that ALL the buses I've taken in Bolivia have been far better than any I had the pleasure of 'experiencing' in Africa or India. I mean in Bolivia I've not been on one where it seems everyone but me is puking (some into a receptacle, others not...), I've not sat next to a young girl with diarrhoea and a bus driver who refuses to stop for her (I'll let your im ... read more
South America » Bolivia » Potosí Department » Tupiza

Bolivian Flag Bolivia, named after independence fighter Simon BOLIVAR, broke away from Spanish rule in 1825; much of its subsequent history has consisted of a series of nearly 200 coups and counter-coups. Comparatively democratic civilian rule was established in 1... ... read more
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