Discover the most impressive tradition in Bolivia and little-known single "Fiesta de la Cruz." In the early days of May in Macha. It`s the place where the natives worship and thank the gods, such as the Christian cross and Pachamama for harvest that they generate each year.
In this region pre-Inca cultures have merged and Inca Christian influences to create this vibrant tradition. Today, more than six thousand farmers are participating in this ceremony.
The fight, which is called "Tinku" is part of the party. Previously, the blood as an offering to Pachamama, today for many of the young participants is a test of machismo.
You will see and learn about other traditions and ceremonies such as the preparation of chicha and stomping to the beat of the charango.
Rarely seen by foreigners. It is an important celebration for the participants, as you need to show a discreet and respectful attitude (MORE DETAILS IN THE GUIDE BOOKS. LONELY PLANET AND OTHERS)