Alasita and Ekeko January 24th 2007 Just as if Bolivia needed another festival to celebrate something, January 24th is spent celebrating Alasita, the festival of abundance. Before I can get to talking about this festival, today was the last day for a fellow Canadian coworker, Ximena, who decided after two months of being very ill that it was time to go home. The office had a small celebration to wish her off with salteñas (past ... read more
South America » Bolivia » La Paz Department » La Paz 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
After working in Bolivia for six months, I decided that Latin America is where I should be at the moment. My original plans where to travel around the world for a year, but now I am focusing on South and Central America for the next year of my life.
Después de trabajar en Bolivia por seis meses, decidé que latinoamerica es donde tengo que estar por el momento. Mis planes originales era viajar por el mundo para un año, pero ahora, me estoy enfocando en sudamerica y centroamerica para el próximo año de mi vida.... full info