Bolivians Do It Way Better. Costumed Parties, I Mean.


Halloween has nothing on these guys. Absolutely.
The colours, the fantasy ! There must have been hundreds of costumes, from angels to demons, each fantastically handcrafted !

These photos were taken by my amazing backpacker husband. He was just walking down a street of Cochabamba, Bolivia, when he bumped into this. I miss living in a country where I could randomly bump into awesomestuff.


Click on the photos to see them large. These fantastic costumes absolutely deserve that !



I wish I knew what the stuff on these cars represented. Anyway, check out the lamas on the 2nd car !

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Tinkus



Most of the costumed people were dancing. Some of the costumes must have weighed a lot !






Yes, this guy was dancing too. Try to imagine it ! His costume is huuuge !

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This costume is cool. Move over, Batman.

Amazing costume



And this little condor is the cutest:








Spaniards. Conquistadores. Donas and Torros. Ole !

Spaniards



And the Indians. With lots of feathers.

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Of course, no procession is complete without Cholitas. Here in green and orange.

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For Bolivian Wolverine and neon Archangels, see the rest of the photos.




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