Tinku Festival in Macha – Part 1, The Fighting Fiesta Build Up

  • Tinku Fighting Festival.  Macha, Bolivia.
    Our bus transport to get us to Macha.
  • Tinku Fighting Festival.  Macha, Bolivia.
    Bolivian Landscapes
  • Tinku Fighting Festival.  Macha, Bolivia.
    Bolivian Landscapes.
  • Tinku Fighting Festival.  Macha, Bolivia.
    Bolivian Lowlands.
  • Tinku Fighting Festival.  Macha, Bolivia.
    Bolivian country village.
  • Tinku Fighting Festival.  Macha, Bolivia.
    Bolivian Landscapes.
  • Tinku Festival.  Macha, Bolivia.
    Bolivian Village.
  • Tinku Fighting Festival.  Macha, Bolivia.
    Macha, Bolivia.
  • Tinku Fighting Festival.  Macha, Bolivia.
    Macha, Bolivia.
  • Tinku Fighting Festival.  Macha, Bolivia.
    The beginnings of Tinku Fighting Festival. Macha, Bolivia.
  • Tinku Fighting Festival.  Macha, Bolivia.
  • Tinku Fighting Festival.  Macha, Bolivia.
    Mike and I...my partner in crime.
  • Tinku Fighting Festival.  Macha, Bolivia.
    Drinking with the locals.
  • Tinku Fighting Festival.  Macha, Bolivia.
    These guys borrowed my gloves earlier in the night on the street. It was cold. They showed up very drunk, wearing one each.
  • Tinku Fighting Festival.  Macha, Bolivia.
    Drinking chicha, local corn alcohol, from a half-coconut.
  • Tinku Fighting Festival.  Macha, Bolivia.
    Buddies.
  • Tinku Fighting Festival.  Macha, Bolivia.
    No one has a place to stay in Macha, so everyone just passes out and sleeps where they can find a place once their bodies have had enough booze.
  • Tinku Fighting Festival.  Macha, Bolivia.
    Having a great time.
  • Tinku Fighting Festival.  Macha, Bolivia.
    Our sleeping quarters in a church.
  • Tinku Fighting Festival.  Macha, Bolivia.
    Our very drunk bus driver.
  • Tinku Fighting Festival.  Macha, Bolivia.
    Fighting begins.

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