They have been practising for weeks – in courtyards, parks, squares and pavements. Finally Saturday had arrived where they could put all the practising to good effect.
Representing all the faculties of the major universities, thousands of students danced their way down through the centre of La Paz amongst densely-packed appreciative crowds of Paceños. It was a fantastic display lasting from eight in the morning to eight at night. For me it was also a mini-introduction to almost every type of dance from the hugely diverse country of Bolivia.
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