Music and dances of the Yampara culture

The Pujllay and Ayarichi performances in Bolivia are very important to the Yampara culture and its connection to nature. In the rainy season, the Pujllay ritual celebrates abundance and fertility of Mother Nature. An altar is built in the yards of the houses and is covered with leaves, fruits, and food. On the other hand, […]

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South America’s only bear

The Andean bear can be found in Peru, Venezuela, and Bolivia. It is the only bear species in South America and its numbers are dwindling. In Peru, the Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel has set aside land as a rescue and conservation center for the bears and their habitat, the forest.   Watch the video […]

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Come explore…South America

Watch the following video and pay attention to some facts and highlights from South America’s countries and cities.     Actividades: Write down the names of all countries and cities mentioned in the video. Which place in South America would you love to visit? Explain why. If you had to work on a similar video […]

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Visita a las islas flotantes de los Uros

Hola Diana: ¿Qué tal has pasado tus vacaciones de verano? Las mías han sido estupendas, he estado haciendo una ruta con mis padres por Bolivia y Perú. Ayer viajamos desde Copacabana, en Bolivia, hasta Puno, a orillas del  lago Titicaca. ¡Es un lugar mágico! ¿Recuerdas que estudiamos el lago Titicaca en clase de español? Es […]

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