A partygoer who passed out from drunkenness told me how he woke up buried in a coffin when he was drunk and offered a human sacrifice. rice field.
Victor Hugo Mica Alvarez, 30, jumped from his coffin in Achacachi, Bolivia, about 80 kilometers (80 miles) from where he passed out while drinking.
He had had a drink the night before at the start of the Mother His Earth His festival in El Alto, which worsened his wear.
The 30-year-old joined a crowd celebrating nature and the natural world, praising Pachamama, the goddess of earth and fertility.
Festival participants make a sacrifice to the Earth called a ``Sull''. It looks like Victor has been named one of his donors of the year.
He explained that he believed the locals buried him alive as a gift to the goddess on his August 6th, and that he only awoke from his sleep when he needed a pee.
A traumatized man told local media: I remember thinking I was in my bed.
"When I pushed the coffin, I was able to break the glass that was there, so I was able to get out of there.
" , dirt began to enter. They wanted to use me as a sull."
A bewildered Victor was able to escape the pit as mud and concrete piled up on him.
After informing him, he angrily said: ``We went dancing...and I don't remember anymore. I almost didn't go out because I had a stroke, but when I went to the police, they said I was drunk.
"You will be healthy," they told me.
Bolivian indigenous people believe that the Pachamama "opens its mouth" for offerings in August.
Many participants give various gifts to the goddess. There are live animals, sheep fetuses, cocoa leaves, colorful sweets, etc.
However, some speculate that ancient human sacrifices and offerings are still secretly practiced.
Offerings continue throughout the year along with folk dances.