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Gifts for the Pachamama  
   

Gifts for the Pachamama

Indigenous Bolivians worship mother-nature, or Pachamama as they call her, and make offers in her honour. These include coca leaves, candy, monopoly money, and beer, but above all, gifts of llama foetuses will ensure the continuation of life. These, by the way, can all be picked up at your local corner witch-doctor shop here.
Beautiful Backward Bolivia

September 19th 2007
Bolivia is, by a long shot, the least developed country we have visited so far. The conditions are rougher - lodging is a lot more basic; clean, flushing toilets are rare; hot water even more so; food is way more risky; and only 10% of the country’s roads are paved. The temporary discomfort is, however, rewarded with the most unique and authentic culture this continent has to offer. The vast ma ... read more
South America » Bolivia » Potosí Department » Uyuni

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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