Oruro is the best place to be in Bolivia for Carnaval, but it is an exhausting and expensive experience. By contrast Yotala, our nearest town, is a more intimate setting for the festivities.
|Families gather in the plaza|
|Jelly and cream|
|Emergency ponchos are a good way to stay dry|
|No-one is too young to be skilled with the water guns|
|Roast pig - a Yotala delicacy|
|A cross decorated with fruit, corn and other offerings heads the parade|
|Local women dancing|