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Plaza 25 de Mayo

Hostal Santa Cruz


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Castillo La Glorieta

La Recoleta

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Parque Cretácico

Prevention Parade

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Isla del Sol



Mookie Pookie

Inka Trail

Tarabuco Palm Sunday

Bolivia 2007
Photos by Don and Lois Porter

Tarabuco is a small indigenous town famous for its Sunday market, featuring textiles from the region. Some of the Tarabuco men and women wear monteras, leather hats patterned after those worn by the conquistadores. Tarabuco is a very interesting town, even in the rain.

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Textile seller in the plaza Family in town for Sunday market Lois buying a cinturon from a happy seller Guys in the plaza with ponchos and radio Kid in the bandstand on the plaza
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Lois on the plaza - happy shopper Don on the plaza, happy the rain stopped Burros waiting to carry stuff home Woman heading home Meeting friends on market day
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Meeting friends on market day Meeting friends on market day Note the Tarabuco style woven skirt Rain stopped for now Couple heading for market
Just hanging loose