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My Bolivia travels included a handful of days in culture-rich La Paz, followed by a trip to the Salt Desert and shores of Lake Titicaca. The landscape was inspiring, but was overwhelmed by the …

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The Tango Festival took place August 14-31, 2009 in Buenos Aires. Couples from all over the globe attended and showed their talents on the dance floor. It was a grand display of color and movement …

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Peru travels: 2010 Candelaria Festival in Puno -- enjoy pictures of folkloric festival with its traditional dances, costumes, music, and story-telling. Photos are courtesy of photographer Guido …

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The Quito Easter Festival is a unique cultural event in Ecuador. From the balconies of the hotel you can overlook the procession route and the Plaza de la Independencia. The procession begins at …

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Every June Ecuador celebrates in all the highlands the Corpus Christi. The major festivities takes place in Pujili, mainly in two days. The first one is a mestizo celebration and the second day is …

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The Art Festival in Antigua, Guatemala has several goals. Our primary goal is to promote art in the associations and communities around Antigua. We began the Art Festival in 2009 and invited five …

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Experience carnaval during your Brazil tour
Celebrated in countries around the world, Carnaval is characterized by its energy, color, music, and dancing.  This festive season takes place immediately before Lent, traditionally giving …
Tapati Festival on Easter Island
Easter Island is full of mystery.  Visit during the first two weeks of February and you will be even more intrigued! During the Tapati Festival, the entire island comes together in song and …
Mexican Independence Day The importance of Independence Day for Mexicans cannot be underestimated. It is the most widely celebrated festival in Mexico every year. If your Mexico vacation …
Mexican Independence Day The importance of Independence Day for Mexicans cannot be underestimated. It is the most widely celebrated festival in Mexico every year. If your Mexico vacation coincides …
Intricate alfombras line the streets of Antigua during Guatemala's Easter Festivals The spectacular Easter festivals in Antigua, Guatemala are beyond comparison to anything in the northern …
Peru offers an unbelievable synthesis of festivals and celebrations varying from Christian traditions to ancestral rites, carnivals, dance contests, and grape harvest parties. Peruvians like to …
Cusco, Peru is full of festivities   Check out Jerome's photo album of his Peru trip   What a back drop! Read Kathy's journal. Debbie Lester sent this posting recently …
Holiday Traditions Edited
Have you ever wondered what other cultures are doing while we are decorating cookies, hanging ornaments on trees, and writing to Santa?  Here are a few interesting holiday traditions in …
Day of the Dead
Mexico Travel: Day of the Dead (El Dia de los Muertos) candles Coinciding with All Saints' and All Souls' Day each November 1 and 2nd, The Day of the Dead (or El Dia de los Muertos) is one of …

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