Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Alasitas 2013 - Jan. 24th

January 24th kicks off the Feria de Alasitas. This is a celebration of abundance that comes at Jallu
Pacha (time of the rains) when the altiplano pops with vibrant green! It's a time of hope and promise when priests, shamans and deeply felt Aymara culture come together to define the wishes/desires of an individual or family. Miniatures are bought of groceries, houses and most anything else and through the incantations of spiritual leaders the Aymara God "Ekeko" is asked to make the objects real. The festival goes on for about a month right in the center of the city of La Paz!

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