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One stone after another, lifted with bare hands to reach the slopes of Potosí. So it was that a group of 50 small women, all of them with black plaits and multi-layered coloured skirts, built the minuscule church perched high above the road to the Cordillera Real, at an altitude of 6,088 metres, 25 km north of La Paz. One arrives at the church by a very steep flight of steps among splendid pano...

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Women building churches

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