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Dancing the Weekend Away for Carnival – Oruro, Bolivia

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 … Continue reading

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Pujllay: The Harvest Festival in Tarabuco, Bolivia

Bolivia loves festivals of all types! The Pujllay festival is a wonderful festival in the city of Tarabuco (just an hour outside of Sucre, Bolivia).  The area is known for its Yampara culture, and people from far and wide flock … Continue reading

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Dancing in the Streets: the Festival of the Virgen de Guadalupe in Sucre, Boliva

South America loves it’s festivals! For those who don’t know, most of the countries are predominantly Catholic* and they love to celebrate all the different saints at various times of the year. Sometimes it’s a bit annoying (church bells early … Continue reading

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A Hindu Christmas: Celebrating Puja in Dhaka

One nice thing about my office is that it’s accepting of different religions. Although over 90% of Bangladesh is Muslim, our office has employees who are Muslim, Hindu, Christian, and Buddhist (and maybe more). In Canada I would never really ask … Continue reading

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