Category: Historical Latin America

At the Market

Open markets are still popular in Latin America. A wide variety of goods can be purchased in the villages high in the Andes Mountains. Children and adults alike spend time at the markets as a home away from home. With such darling faces, how can one resist? I’d […]

Tilling in the Andes

High in the Bolivian Altiplano region of the Andes Mountains, the Aymara Indians survive by farming the harsh, rocky terrain. Truly a family affair where all hands are used to till the tough soil and plant potatoes, corn and wheat for future harvest. Today’s the day for digging […]

Gifts

As a Christmas elf, I’ve been busy gathering and making gifts to share with others this holiday season. Gifts, whether they be real or intangible, each one has meaning and expresses our humanity. May you receive many gifts this holiday season of the heart and spirit. Image captured […]

Beast of Burden

  High in the Andes Mountains of Bolivia, donkeys work hard along their Aymara friends in the harvest. A true beast of burden. Image captured by William E. Carter, Anthropologist in the mid 1970’s. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ When we are sure that we are on the right road there is […]