The largest fairs is held yearly in the capital of La Paz, Bolivians and tourist alike, buy miniatures representing the material goods they aspire to own (like a new house, car, plasma TV, a bachelor degree or even marriage certificate) and then offer them to the Ekeko, the God of Abundance, in addition a Catholic priests give their blessing to the newly acquired miniature goods as well.
Alasitas is a festival for everybody and celebrated by Bolivians from all levels of society. It is celebrated by the inhabitants of villages, cities and countryside, by the highlanders and the lowlanders, by all Bolivians. If you are in La Paz during this time don’t miss an opportunity to be part of this tradition.
Date: January 24th (the fair last for two weeks)
Location: La Paz, Bolivia
If you are in
Cahuaya said for that reason, the flow of tourists in January has increase significantly and is something extraordinary, considering that January is traditionally considered as a low season.
"The visitor will come to Bolivia not only makes its way down to a single site, but has a program that allows you to visit other tourist sites, then what do we do anticipate that in January we will have a significant flow of foreign visitors and nationals in the department of La Paz "he said.
Now you know, so don’t miss out this opportunity and be part of a historic moment in the history of this beautiful country.
Weather for you’re vacation in Bolivia
Nothing ruins a vacation faster than poor weather. If you're like many people, you probably find one of the hardest parts of planning a trip is discovering what kind of weather you are likely to run into in
Prior to you Trip
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Once you get there
Once you get to the city or cities you’re visiting check constantly for updates or alerts on the weather forecast so you get more time to prepare for any type of weather you might run in to. And at last the most important tip of all, have fun.