Tag Archives: Aymara

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

Posted in events, Travel | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Aymara New Year

Bolivia is the most indigenous country in South America, with the 2012 census revealing 86% of respondents had identified as having native or mixed origins. In La Paz, the Aymara people form the vast majority. Traditionally sun-worshipers, among other things, the … Continue reading

Posted in events | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment