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    Bolivian Cholitas scale mountains in skirts

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Bolivian Cholitas scale mountains in skirts

"Cholitas" are Bolivian women with indigenous heritage known for their colorful attire, round top hats and ornate earrings. In the world's highest capital city of La Paz, Bolivia, 11 Cholitas are on a mission to overcome sexism and discriminatory attitudes and climb mountains in their traditional garb. United by their love of mountains and a sense of defiance, the Cholita Climbers will stop at nothing to attain the feeling of freedom that comes from scaling great heights.

Bolivian Cholitas scale mountains in skirts

"Cholitas" are Bolivian women with indigenous heritage known for their colorful attire, round top hats and ornate earrings. In the world's highest capital city of La Paz, Bolivia, 11 Cholitas are on a mission to overcome sexism and discriminatory attitudes and climb mountains in their traditional garb. United by their love of mountains and a sense of defiance, the Cholita Climbers will stop at nothing to attain the feeling of freedom that comes from scaling great heights.