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Batallas Market

On the outskirts of La Paz, many animals from this bustling market go directly to restaurants in La Paz. Andrew ate lamb kidneys, tripe, bull penis soup and Chanfaina (soup made with cow parts, including veins, lungs, heart, liver and kidneys).

La Paz, Bolivia

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La Casa de los Pacenos

Ave. Sucre 814, Bolivia

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Pronto

The chef here specializes in novo andino-style cuisine, which blends traditional ingredients with modern European western sensibilities. You can taste sautéed llama brains and tongue with garlic sauce and Carpaccio de Ispi.

Pasaje Jauregui #2248, La Paz, Bolivia

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Rodriguez Market

In most markets in La Paz, you can eat as you go and sample foods like pig's feet and lamb jerky.

La Paz, Bolivia

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Uruguay Market

At the Uruguay Market, you can find everything from llama to lizards. Some vendors also cook their foods for you while you wait. Some tastes to sample include fried tripe and chitlins, Mochochinchi (booger juice) and llama jerky.

La Paz, Bolivia

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Witches Market

Andrew ends his market tour with a visit to the Witches Market for a cocoa leaf reading and llama fetus burning ceremony.

La Paz, Bolivia

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Chuno farm

Bolivians are obsessed with potatoes and the version everyone loves to eat isn't even fresh. They call it the chuno, a naturally freeze-dried potato that looks like something most of us would throw away.

Altiplano, Bolivia

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Moco Moco

Andrew goes to the shores of Lake Titicaca to the town of Moco Moco to take part in an Apthapi, which is a traditional feast of the Altiplano. The feast includes quinoa dumplings, Lake Titicaca trout and corn.

Moco Moco, Bolivia