people dancing around the apacheta - carnaval - carnival in jujuy capital (argentina)


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People Dancing around the Apacheta on First day of Carnival 2010 in Jujuy Capital (Argentina).­

The stone mount covered with flags and confettis is called an Apacheta, it is a shrine to Pachamama.­ During Carnival, people dance around the Apacheta and cover it with offerings like coca leaves and alcool.­

For more photos and information about the Carnival in Northern Argentina, read the album description.

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