Born to Explore with Richard Wiese

Chile: Flowering of the Llamas #110

Wednesday, December 27, 01:00 am on KPBS

Duration: 0:26:46

Description: Richard Wiese travels to the driest place on earth, Chile's Atacama Desert. He explores the Valley of the Moons on horseback and meets the Atacamenos, a people who have survived in this harsh environment for hundreds of years. In a tiny oasis community, Richard joins a family in a sacred thanksgiving ceremony called the "Floramiento" or flowering of the llamas, where these beasts of burden are adorned with flowers.


Broadcast In: English