A TYPICAL JESUIT MISSION TOWN

The little town of San Ignacio de Mojos used to be a Jesuit Mission during the colonization. The Jesuits designed a beautiful plaza, the real lungs of the town, which remains till these days.

Duck in the open sewer

Mango tree, a very common sight!

La Plaza, the lungs of San Ignacio de Mojos

Other than that, one will notice the streets paralleled with open-air sewers, where ducks like to take a bath while looking for food.

Some people even say that anacondas, those giant south american snakes, find shelter there, at night…

A typical street

Laundry

Farm

Herd

The stadium

UNE PETITE VILLE TYPIQUE DE L’EST BOLIVIEN

La petite ville de San Ignacio de Mojos était, au temps de la colonisation, une mission jésuite. Les missionaires y ont bâti une place magnifique, qui demeure le véritable poumon de la ville.

A part cela, on remarque les égoûts à ciel ouvert les long des rues, où les canards en quête de nourriture aiment prendre un bain.

Certains disent que les anacondas, ces serpents géants d’Amérique du sud, y trouvent refuge à la nuit tombée…

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  1. Danielle

    Yikes, I hope you don’t find an anaconda!

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