Tag: indians

Aymaras of Bolivia

One cannot visit Bolivia without being immediately impressed upon the large Indigenous population that makes the country thrive. In fact, over 62% of Bolivia’s people are of Indigenous ancestry and of 36 ethnic groups, the majority of them are Aymara or Quechua. My father dedicated a good portion […]

Day One in Peru

After 16 long overnight hours, and three flights to get to Cuzco, Peru, I got to have the unique pleasure of having headaches due to the lack of oxygen. However, it is with great excitement to finally be in Peru and to begin my acclimation to the altitude […]