Pascal Maitre/Panos Pictures

La Paz, El Alto, Bolivia

A wedding takes place inside the 'Rei Del Amour', a 'Cholet-style' building. These buildings represent the new Indian architecture. The majority were built by the architect of Aymara Indian heritage, Freddy Mamani. ''The aim of this architecture is to show the world that our culture is alive and well, to showcase our success'', he explains. ''Before the arrival of Morales, we were humiliated and discriminated against, we were afraid to show our true selves. Today, we're no longer afraid.''

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Pascal Maitre/Panos Pictures
City
La Paz, El Alto
Country
Bolivia
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Not available in France or Germany
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High Resolution
5000 x 3333 pixels
42.33 x 28.22 cm (300 dpi)
16.67 x 11.11 inch (300 dpi)
2.2 MB size on disk
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