ARTICLES OF Amalie Mersh

The Chicken Jugglers

21 Jan, 2014 | Amalie Mersh

La Paz’s most loved feathered family. 'They are here on Thursdays and Fridays' was the first thing we were told. Then we got: 'No, they aren’t here today. They only work from the 1st to the 15th...

Revolutionary Spirit

16 Dec, 2013 | Amalie Mersh

The 10-year anniversary for Octubre Negro has recently passed—a dark mark reminding Bolivians that standing up for yourself can lead to great sacrifices. Talking to a journalist, a political analys...

Where the Wild Wings Are

21 Jan, 2014 | Amalie Mersh

The chicken wing takes off Over the past five years, chicken wings have been taking over the Bolivian market. The first chicken wing restaurant – straightforwardly named Chicken Wings – started...

ROOTS AND HIGHLIGHTS

20 Oct, 2013 | Amalie Mersh

With the demise of classical hairdressing salons in La Paz, a new generation steps forth to occupy their place. To understand this shift taking place within the world of hairdressing, I’ve met two...