Promoter of peace initiatives and Coordinator of the Young Adult Volunteer Program in Colombia with the Presbyterian Mission Agency. For more information, see the other tabs on the horizontal bar above. Posts represent the personal views of the author.
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#7 Flavors My friends in La Paz often ask what my favorite Bolivian food is. I’ve often found this a tricky question, since as a vegetarian at group meals I often confront a plate full of nothing but potatoes and … Continue reading
#6 Courtesy While many elements of paceño life (notably traffic patterns) are somewhat lacking in consideration for others, interpersonal interactions typically display a valuable and careful attention to details of courtesy. If you visit La Paz, you will find people (in shops, … Continue reading
#5 Apthapi An apthapi can be described as the altiplano version of a potluck. Here in the city, food may be brought in casserole dishes or pots, or simply wrapped up in an aguayo blanket. The blankets can be conveniently opened and set … Continue reading
#4 People power Despite the inconvenience of frequent blockades and transportation interruptions, I love that people here take to the streets to march, protest, disrupt traffic, and make their voices heard. Sometimes the people even accomplish their goal, or … Continue reading
#3 Yaaaaa! One of the unique sounds of La Paz is the typical response to absurd statements and ironic jokes: Yaaaa! Tune your ears when you visit, and you’re sure to hear it all around town, uttered at times by … Continue reading
#2 Graffiti This city is full of graffiti. Lots of it is what I consider “ugly”–walls covered in tags, where teenagers have painted their names. But there’s also political graffiti, stencil art, and some fun artistic murals around to enjoy. … Continue reading