|Music and Dance in Bolivia
|Folkloric musical instruments of Bolivia include the quena, zampona, charango, and bombo. Dances in Bolivia are folkloric.
My country has nine cities: La Paz, Sucre, Oruro, Tarija, Cochabamba, Beni, Santa Cruz, Potosi, and Trinidad. The dances in the nine cities are different. The Morenada re-enacts the story of black slaves in Bolivia. The Tinkus are dances like ritual fights. The Caparales is a dance representing the plight of slaves.
|Religion in Bolivia
My country is Bolivia. The temperature is cool. The people in Bolivia have different religions. Ninety-five percent are Catholic. Others are Adventist, Jehovah’s Witness, and Sabatista. Some have indigenous religions.
|My Country’s Foods
Each city in Bolivia has favorite foods. Here are some:
Cochabamba: pique macho (a beef and sausage stew)
Santa Cruz: majadito (made with cut-up chicken)
Oruro: charque (sliced beef)
La Paz: thynpu (a Quechua soup)
Sucre: saise (made with chopped beef)
Popular deserts are fritanga, lechon al orno (for New Year’s), majao, picante de pollo (for Christmas), pukacapas, and tawa tawas.
|my husband's charango|
|The cathedral in Cochabamba's main plaza|
|I live in a small town called Barata. A popular food in my country is pique macho. It is made with potatoes, beef, tomatoes, eggs, chili pepper, onion, and sausage. It's delicious.|
|The Geography of Bolivia
About 30% of the people in Bolivia live in rural areas, and the others live in cities. Bolivia has 9 cities named LaPaz, Cochabamba, Oruro, Potosi, Santa Cruz, Tarija, Beni, Cobija, and Sucre. Bolivia has three weathers: cool, cold, and hot. My city, Cochabamba, and Sucre and Tarija are cool. LaPaz, Oruro, and Potosi are in the mountains. Santa Cruz, Beni, and Cobija are Amazonian. Bolivia doesn’t have an ocean.