Tarabuco


Tarabuco

Tarabuco is a Bolivian town, head of the second section of the Yamparáez Province, in the department of Chuquisaca. It is best known as the home of the Yampara culture. It's people host the Pujllay festival in March each year. Members of the local indigenous community gather for Mass, parade in their colorful traditional costumes, drink plenty of chicha, and celebrate.

Each Sunday, a colorful and vibrant open-air market attracts locals and tourists alike. Many people wear traditional Yampara costumes, which not only preserve their identity but also advertise their location of origin within the area to others within the Tarabuco area.

References

Nystrom, Andrew, "Lonely Planet Bolivia," Lonely Planet 2004, pp. 227-228.

Murphy, Alan, "Footprint Bolivia Handbook: The Travel Guide," 3rd ed., 2002, pp. 260-261.


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