Mount Parichata

South American - A sacred mountain in Bolivia. The Aymara say that the spirit of the mountain took pity on the men forced to work in the silver mines and, by turning insects into mules that carried the silver away by night, ensured that the mines were soon exhausted. In some lore, occasionally identified as Mount Parichata, Mount Tati-Turqui or Mount Tati-Turqui.

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