As a child I would always look forward to February, the Carnival season. It was really good fun, a whole week of celebrations, dance, music, and good fortune blessing. We Bolivians keep our traditions intact and one thing the country excels in is organising festivals and a good party.
Every year the mining town of Oruro fills with partygoers and becomes the biggest Carnival. Visit our website to find out how you could be part of this celebration, see here.
Gemma Bowes, travel editor of The Guardian, visited Bolivia last February, here is an article Gemma wrote on the Carnival in Bolivia.
Bolivia carnival: wet and wild
With water fights, costumed parades, dancing girls and blood rituals, Bolivians really know how to celebrate carnival in style.
To read the article in full see here or visit The Guardian website.