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Bolivian Traditional Costume  
   

Bolivian Traditional Costume

Though many of the younger people have changed over to european style dress, a lot of the older generation (particularly female) retain the traditional dress.
La Paz - a capital nestling in a valley

December 9th 2007
Sunday 9th December: I have a good room in this hostel with its own balcony overlooking the main thoroughfare of downtown La Paz. It is like a peaceful oasis here, it is so quiet. This is an exception as most other things here in Bolivia are basic. The streets outside are bustling with throngs of people and the cacophony of voices of the boys in the minibuses shouting out their destinations, mixe ... read more
South America » Bolivia » La Paz Department » La Paz

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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