I have been trying to decide whether to go back and catch you up with all those photos I took for various occasions or just go forward from here. I decided on a combination of the two.
The fellow in this photo was around at the Jora Food Festival and how could I not share him with you? Well, there's more, too, of course.
In mid-September we celebrated Fiesta de la Jora. It's the harvest festival and if you were reading my blog back then you may have seen some photos of the parade. Well, on one day they had an international food festival and we expats were invited to have a table. It was quite a day. Bolivia was the most dramatically represented. All they had for food was a local bean soup that was interesting (yes, that was a bit sarcastic) but I'm certain many people truly enjoyed it.
What they had that was pretty amazing were the entertainers. Since my Spanish still isn't adequate to actually have a conversation, I don't know the cultural significance of the costumes but it was fun to see them.
What a lovely variety of costumes!
And what kind of a fiesta would it be without a face painter. Aren't these just the cutest little kitties you've ever seen?
Everyone had a great time and I don't think anyone went home hungry unless they wanted to. I'm looking forward to this again next year.