Sunny Days in Oruro

As I was walking in the sunshine mint chocolate ice cream in hand, I began thinking about all the fantastic things I had seen and experienced the past 4 days of Carnival. I really believe this is a festival for everyone’s inner child…a time to come out and play freely! It is a time to dress up and drink […]

Carnival in La Paz

I have now discovered that Brazil is not the only country that celebrates Carnival, they ALL seem to in South America and for most of February! We arrived yesterday in La Paz, what a hectic city! The driving here is insane, I don’t understand how it works, but it seems as though there are no traffic rules and therefore […]

Virgen De La Candelaria Festival

Today is the first day in the festival of the Virgen de la Candelaria which is also Bolivia’s patron saint. It has been amazing to watch the beautiful costumes, the parades of dancers with bells on their boots, and the flower mosaics covering the streets all over town!

Apparently this town, Copacabana, is most well known for its Christian pilgrimage […]