A woman pours beer on burning offerings (called k'oas) to Pachamama, La Cumbre, Cordillera Real, Bolivia
Offering beer or alcohol to Pachamama is a very common custom in Bolivia and the Andes and is called "challa" (from the verb "challar"). People often pour some of their drink onto ground at festivals or in bars so Pachamama receives her share.
Photograph ID: Pachamama2015D80
Photo © James Brunker, Magical Andes Photography 2015
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