Dancing the Weekend Away for Carnival – Oruro, Bolivia


Amanda Around the World

In South America, the highlight of the year is Carnival! Since most of the countries are Catholic*, the whole period between Christmas and Easter is actually full of various holidays. Every city in Bolivia has their own celebration. They usually focus on costumes, parades, dancing, singing, food, fireworks, and, of course, drinking!  Out of all the cities, Oruro has the biggest festival. Everyone goes there for carnival, so we figured we should check it out!

  

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