La Diablada, Oruro, Bolivia   February 17  A spectacular "dance of the devils", involving costumed Andean divinities, San Miguel and Incan characters this carnival tells numerous stories, including that of the timeless battle between good and evil. The festivities last until Shrove Tuesday when alcohol is sprinkled over possessions in order to invoke a blessing.

La Diablada, Oruro, Bolivia February 17 A spectacular "dance of the devils", involving costumed Andean divinities, San Miguel and Incan characters this carnival tells numerous stories, including that of the timeless battle between good and evil. The festivities last until Shrove Tuesday when alcohol is sprinkled over possessions in order to invoke a blessing.

“Sometimes people are beautiful. Not in looks. Not in what they say. Just in what they are.”

“Sometimes people are beautiful. Not in looks. Not in what they say. Just in what they are.”

Bolivia celebrates Labor Day or  Día del Trabajo in which all stores and businesses shut down in honor of the celebration. Everyone participates.

Bolivia celebrates Labor Day or Día del Trabajo in which all stores and businesses shut down in honor of the celebration. Everyone participates.

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