Alasitas: Bolivia’s festival of miniature

BBC reports: Bolivia’s Alasitas festival is a bizarre buying frenzy that mixes ancient traditions and beliefs with modern-day religion and consumerism. Thousands turn out to buy everything they want in the coming year, in miniature form, in the hope that the gods will convert their dreams into life-sized reality. Imagine you could go to theContinue reading “Alasitas: Bolivia’s festival of miniature”