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Bolivian cholita climbers play football at 5,890m in the Andes – video


A group of indigenous Bolivian Aymara women, known as the Cholitas Climbers, played a football match at 5,890 metres altitude on the Huayna Potosí mountain near La Paz. They played a 20-minute game amid heavy snowfall.

Since 2014, the Cholita Climbers, some of whom used to work for mountaineers, have been climbing mountains near La Paz in traditional Aymara clothing.



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