Urban living

Un traguito mas

30 Sep, 2012 | Joanna Thom

Alcoholism in Bolivia: from social pastime to social illness. A group of teenagers giggle as they line up outside the club. Still in school, they’re not yet legally allowed to buy or consume alco...

Protecting the Sex Workers' Profession: A Tragic Reality

14 Aug, 2012 | Xenia Elsaesser

'I am also a part of this society’ We are doing important social work . . . It is because of us that there are less cases of rape.’ So speaks Lily Cortez, president of OTN, the sex workers union...

Women sex workers

14 Aug, 2012 | Deshan Chetty

The soft red lights cast shadows on her supple body as she moves with the music. Her body melts into the pole, and every step she takes brings a cheer from the crowd. Her naked breasts bounce to chees...

Mujeres creando

14 Aug, 2012 | Eleanor Warnick

Bolivian anarcho-feminism Maria Galindo is instantly recognizable. With her long, black, lank hair, shaved on one side, and her piercing, kohllined eyes, she’s an icon of Bolivian feminism. S...

Run, gringo, run!

05 May, 2012 | Helena Cavell

Altitude is a killer: The personal experience of an English girl living in La Paz I took my first steps through El Alto airport feeling like a brick was weighing down on my chest... I was...

Micro Bus

01 Nov, 2011 | Joanna Kozlowska

Come rain or come shine, La Paz's growling micros steadily make their way through the urban jungle. Squeezed between robust cholitas and pensive artisans, you cannot but feel part of the city's fla...

Fashion

22 Sep, 2011 | Maeva Gonzalez

At Altitude My fashion journey took me from the heights of El Alto in La Paz to the lively and hot city of Santa Cruz. Bolivia has many resources in alpaca and leather that make designs of great qua...