Monthly Archives: January 2015

Alasitas – The Festival of Abundance

Alasitas is a month long festival beginning on the 24th of January in La Paz which is celebrated by indigenous Aymara to pay homage to Ekeko, the god of abundance. Throughout the festival, the Aymara buy an assortment of miniature models which … Continue reading

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New Years Eve in Samaipata

New Years Eve is celebrated differently depending on where you are in the country. In the highlands, it tends to be a lot more of a family affair, where relatives get to together in their homes to enjoy a few … Continue reading

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