Category Archives: Bolivia

Otro Mundo

The air offers very little oxygen, we ride along rivers of salt, pink flamingos rest on the shores, and llamas roam the land. The Magic of Bolivia: it doesn´t feel like another country as much as another world.

You might say we´ve found some backroads here in Bolivia
You might say we´ve found some backroads here in Bolivia
A sliver of salt river singletrack
A sliver of salt river singletrack
Found skulls, and skeletons buried inside the structure.
Found skulls, and skeletons buried inside the structure.
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Cholita Wrestling and the Witches Market

We have been enjoying our time in La Paz. Last night we went to the Titans of the Ring: Cholita Wrestling and saw some Bolivian Style lucha libre, including traditionally dressed women performing piledrivers on guys in oversized children├é┬┤s costumes. Unfortunately, my camera died before the real “cholita” action began, but here are a few shots of the event.
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We also took a stroll through the famed witch market where they sell llama fetuses, folk rememedies (Sean was offered San Pedro when he asked for something to help him with stomach illness), and “magical” figurines.

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