Every mine in Bolivia has a statue of El Tio - the God of the underworld. He is feared and revered by the miners, and every day they must give him offerings of alcohol, coca or cigarettes to appease him and keep them safe in the mines. (image by Phil Clarke-Hill)
Every mine in Bolivia has a statue of El Tio - the God of the underworld. He is feared and revered by the miners, and every day they must give him offerings of alcohol, coca or cigarettes to appease him and keep them safe in the mines.
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