Fun glimpses into Bolivian Culture!
When you go to someone’s house for food it is common to take a gift of flowers, spirits, sweets. Gifts are not generally opened when received. Never give yellow or purple flowers as they have negative connotations.
Bolivia and Food: The major meal is lunch (almuerzo), which in upper-class urban households and restaurants typically is a four-course meal. A much lighter meal is eaten at around seven in the evening. The most elaborate and hearty meals, with abundant fresh vegetables and beef, chicken, or pork, are eaten at ceremonial occasions, such as the life cycle events of baptism, marriage, and death