Photos by Juan Karita At first glance, the indigenous Bolivian women don’t look much like mountain climbers, with their colorful, multilayered skirts and fringed shawls.
This winter solstice marked the year 5,522 for the Bolivian Aymara Indians. Since 2010 the Bolivian government declared Willka Kuti, the Andean new year, a national holiday. More than a thousand Aymaras participate in the new year celebration, marking their new agricultural cycle and the return of a new sun. On June 21, 2014, as theContinue reading “The Return of a New Sun”