Weaving and selling textiles has become the mainstay of indigenous women and their families in Cochabamba, Bolivia. Our missioner Emily served in solidarity with the women's group Tantakuna, part of the German NGO Proyecto Horizonte, strives to improve the women's social and economic potential. Emily used to spend Friday afternoons with the artisan group which made traditional handcrafts using Andean techniques passed down through the generations.
Hiking Isla del Sol from north to south is one of the best things you can do in South America. This small island in Lake Titicaca, Bolivia is full of amazing scenery and old Inca ruins -- and look at that beach!