Located in the world's highest capital at 11,200 feet (3,400 meters), La Paz, the over Calle Linares hosts a crowded line of unusual stores where , medicine women, folk doctors, astrologers, fortunetellers, and sorcerers live and work.
From Llama fetuses for prosperity, to toad talismans, owl feathers and stone amulets; meet Bolivia's Witches' Market.
Through prayer and a burnt offering of Llama Fetuses, witches ask the "Pachamama" --a god that many Bolivians call "Mother Earth"-- to bring health, happiness, and especially prosperity.
Most Bolivian families have a dried llama fetus thrown under the foundations of their house for luck.
The naked ceramic couples are to improve the sex life, rectify impotency, and increase fertility
Dried Armadillos are to prevent thieves from entering the house.
Stone amulets, candles, gems, and soaps.
For the right price, a sorcerer will cast a spell to avenge an oppressive boss's behavior—or to grant a child good marks in school.
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