Llama frogs, dry frogs, drooping feathers … are dangers found at most stalls at witches markets in La Paz.
Inside the famous witch market in Bolivia
Mercado de las Brujas is a witchcraft market located in the most attractive area of La Paz. The fetal abnormalities of the llama are suspended or tied into a picture that can be seen everywhere in the market. Photo: imgur.
The market displays exotic items from the stalls to the ramp to the sidewalk, pavement. Mercado de las Brujas is located at an altitude of over 3649 meters above sea level in La Paz, the world’s tallest capital. Photo: boliviahop.
Entering the market, visitors will feel overwhelmed because the goods lined up from the floor to the ceiling stalls. One of the pavilions at the La Paz sommelier sells products that serve local rituals. Photo: AFP.
Just glance at the market or take a walk to see the vendors standing by the road to invite customers to buy souvenirs just exotic eye suck. Picture: hotelrosario.
Dry llama cones are one of the most popular and popular items in witches markets. It is used to bury under new nails in Bolivia to expel the evil spirits. Photo: flickr.
Another very bold image of Bolivian culture in the witch market is the Aymara women in traditional costumes with hats, robes … sitting in the store. They are known as yatiri (or healers, witches) that people believe have the power to connect with other worlds. Photo: NatGeo.
La Paz Sorcerer’s Market sells charms, healing plants, dry frogs and a myriad of souvenirs, fine artifacts such as statues carved from wood, stone … The bazaar is open daily from 9.30am. to 19h.Picture: roughguides.