in Samaipata


Along the road to Finca La Víspera, this Japanese religious sect sells organic vegetables fertilized with divine light. For under B$7 you can be blessed with the ‘energy’ of the Mahikari Luz Divin…
Arts & Crafts in Samaipata


ASOPEC offers artesanías, produced and sold by Bolivian women from local communities, with all proceeds going to the makers. Wool, ceramics, soap, candles, liquor and even ice cream are on offer.
Arts & Crafts in Potosí

Artesanías Palomita’s

Half shop, half museum; has costumes and weavings from each of the 16 provinces of Potosí department.
Arts & Crafts in Samaipata

Mucho Mundo

Sells all kinds of bric-a-brac designed by a group of resident artists. One of several similar places along this street.
Market in Samaipata


A good place to stock up on groceries.
Food & Drinks in Bolivia

Ic Norte

Well-stocked US-style supermarket with imported and unique export-quality Bolivian products.
Arts & Crafts in Potosí

Arte Nativo

Sells indigenous handiwork, improving the economic condition of rural women who weave with the naturally dyed wool of sheep, llamas and alpacas.
Gifts & Souvenirs in Potosí


Favored Potosí souvenirs include silver and tin articles available in Stands near the market entrance on Calle Oruro; many of them were produced in the village of Caiza, 80km south of Potosí, which now has…
in Bolivia

Alpaca Works

If you have been hunting for the perfect alpaca sweater, contact the alcaldía (town hall) about Alpaca Works, a women’s cooperative where you can browse their existing stock or order a customized Western-style sweat…
in Rurrenabaque

Artesanías la Cambita

Artesanías La Cambita has a good selection of local handicrafts.