Monthly Archives: January 2015

Alasitas – the festival of Abundance

Alasitas is a month long festival beginning on the 24th of January in La Paz.  It’s mostly celebrated by the indigenous Aymara people to pay homage to Ekeko, the god of abundance.  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.  Families celebrate together in their homes, enjoying a few drinks and a … Continue reading

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