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Quechua women sitting on stairs in front of the San Francisco Church - La Paz (Bolivia)

Those Quechua women wear their traditional costume, complete with bowler style hat.­ The hat has been worn by Quechua and Aymara women since the 1920's, when it was brought to the country by British railway workers and are still commonly worn today.­

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March 9, 2010
Route Sagarnaga, La Paz, Bolivia
Bolivia 171 photos

Photos taken in Bolivia in February and March 2010.­

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- Uyuni Train Cemetery (Bolivia).

- Silver Mine - Potosí (Bolivia).

- Argentina.

- Chile.