Spend Thanksgiving celebrating indigenous resistance and exploring food sovereignty issues in Bolivia, the first country in the hemisphere to be governed by an indigenous president. Learn about indigenous struggles for sovereignty over food, land, and water. Meet with farmers, community leaders, government leaders, and others. Experience the rich culture of the Andes and soak in the sights, sounds, people, and politics in this historic moment in Bolivia.
When: November 19-29, 2009
Where: Start and end in La Paz; visits to Coroico and Coripata (Yungas de La Paz), Cochabamba and Chapare
Cost for Activities: $800. This will cover all lodging, all ground transportation, at least 2 meals per day, and translation. Additional expenses during the trip will be minimal.
**Airfare not included. Possible group rate available for those traveling from NYC.**
Anyone interested should email firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible, as space for this trip is very limited. Please allow a day or two for responses.
Sponsored by the Alberto Lovera Bolivarian Circle of NY.