Travel Blogs from Cochabamba, Bolivia

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Life with the animals..., Villa Tunari, Bolivia travel blog

Life with the animals...

A travel blog entry by alexndean

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Dean:  Well, we got here and have started work (six days in).  Alex is currently working with about 70 birds in the lower avery, but she is hoping to spend her second week somewhere else (maybe with the monkeys).  I am on my own ...

The last stop, Cochabamba, Bolivia travel blog

The last stop

A travel blog entry by tomsontravels

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As we wound the bikes around the streets of Cochabamba looking for a hostal with a courtyard for the bikes, my engine died and wouldn't start. The kick start felt really crunchy and just wrong. Angry and tired I pushed the bike for about 10 mins to the ...

Volunteering at the animal Sanctuary, Villa Tunari, Bolivia travel blog

Volunteering at the animal Sanctuary

A travel blog entry by alexndean

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Dean:  We are spending about 15 days at an animal sanctuary in Villa Tunari (www.intiwarayassi.org).  We will be here for Christmas and New Year and we don't think that there will be any Internet :-( If we can we will update the site but ...

Leaving the Altiplano Behind, Cochabamba, Bolivia travel blog

Leaving the Altiplano Behind

A travel blog entry by thymeoff

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... the unfortunate farmers whose abundant crops were submerged in the muddy waters of the overflowing river. Walking the streets of Cochabamba, we felt that "schizophrenic" might aptly describe this city of perpetual spring. Although our guide books had ...

A disappointing time in Cochabamba., Cochabamba, Bolivia travel blog

A disappointing time in Cochabamba.

A travel blog entry by markandjade

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... were superb and we relaxed at the top reading a book. Regarding food we found a great place selling foods specifically from Cochabamba and tried saltenas (very nice, like a pastry with meat inside but had a spicy flavour), mondongo (pork ribs with corn, ...

Boney Soup and a Lost Key., Cochabamba, Bolivia travel blog

Boney Soup and a Lost Key.

A travel blog entry by hannahbruce

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... success but we'd have to wait until later to see if we got away with it. We set off to find the market - Cochabamba boasting the largest market in South America, stretching for over fifteen blocks. We grabbed breakfast (eggs of course) with the locals ...

Inti Wara Yassi, Villa Tunari, Bolivia travel blog

Inti Wara Yassi

A travel blog entry by alexndean

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... Cuchi) and the people we have met but we will definitely be in touch with some of them! And if you are passing through Bolivia it is definitely worth checking out. Dean: In the same way that Alex decided to stay with the birds for the whole two weeks ...

Pit-stop in Cochabamba, Cochabamba, Bolivia travel blog

Pit-stop in Cochabamba

A travel blog entry by alexndean

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Dean:  We are now making our way back north for Christmas, to a village near Cochabamba, breaking the journey up by stopping over in Cochabamba for the night.  It's a good sized town but Alex and I are still not feeling 100%.  I'm sure we ...

Cochabamba, Cochabamba, Bolivia travel blog

Cochabamba

A travel blog entry by mandibee

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God I am so behind on the blogs so this is a quick update. Basically we decided to head to Cochabamba to do a weeks spanish classes, Sucre is the best place to do this but we knew it involved a 15 hour overnighter on a dirt track road and having done that ...

Rest, recuperation and relaxation...., Cochabamba, Bolivia travel blog

Rest, recuperation and relaxation....

A travel blog entry by lynsey_and_john

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... rest of it was shut off, so you couldn't climb any higher. We peered out of the little port hole windows and looked out towards Cochabamba. The views were not great as there were no iconic landmarks to look out at, like the Rio one, but it was still good ...

Downhill for 64km, The most dangerous road in the World, Bolivia travel blog

Downhill for 64km

A travel blog entry by pidgeandpie

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Blurb & Video to follow, when we return to Blighty and proper ...

Monkey Magic, Cuzco, Lago Titicaca, Cochabamba, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Monkey Magic

A travel blog entry by bonkers

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... the end of the week Weasy, slept on my lap for nearly an hour, which was larvely! My Hogmanay was a wild tequila affair in Cochabamba, not a night that I remember and a morning (or day later) where I woke up surprised to find I had all my clothes and ...

Walking in canyons with dinosaurs in Toro Toro, Cochabamba, Bolivia travel blog

Walking in canyons with dinosaurs in Toro Toro

A travel blog entry by esbjorn

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I went to Cochabamba, mainly as a starting point for a visit to Toro Toro. I spent a day in Cochabamba first though, to find out about tours, transport, etc. No tours clearly, also not that much transport either, actualy just not much information ...

First days in Bolivia, La Paz, Cochabamba, Bolivia travel blog

First days in Bolivia

A travel blog entry by roel_e

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... only way to escape the fumes were to stuff two popcorn pieces in his nose. But against all odds we survived the ordeal, and are now basking in the sunshine in Cochabamba. Tomorrow we will head to Santa Cruz, so you probably hear from us again ...

It's Always Sunny in Cochabamba.. except it's not., Cochabamba, Bolivia travel blog

It's Always Sunny in Cochabamba.. except it's not.

A travel blog entry by 3967miles

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... to ask questions and have things explained to me.    Yesterday Nora and I spent the afternoon and evening exploring downtown Cochabamba.  Downtown is very different from the area that we live in with our families.  It was busy and the ...

COCHABAMBA!!! COCHABAMBA!!! COCHABAMBA!!!, Cochabamba, Bolivia travel blog

COCHABAMBA!!! COCHABAMBA!!! COCHABAMBA!!!

A travel blog entry by fatsomoo

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... must remember to schedule in an extra week in a luxury hotel in the future to justify this tragic place! We are in COCHABAMBA for the market, the biggest in Bolivia and it certainly is massive. If it is not for sale here is not for sale in Bolivia! It is ...

life in cochabamba, Cochabamba, Bolivia travel blog

life in cochabamba

A travel blog entry by shadow13

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... beach volleyball, out for dinner, found a pool hall (80p an hour), been to a bolivian house party and walked around lots.  cochabamba is friendly and warm.  tan lines from my flip flops.  lots of dogs around on the streets and women in ...

Rico (Or if you prefer - Revolver Ocelot), Villa Tunari, Bolivia travel blog

Rico (Or if you prefer - Revolver Ocelot)

A travel blog entry by drab_seastars

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(Tessa) I had the privilege(challenge?) of working with the park's only male ocelot, Rico, for my first month here. I haven't personally seen all the cats in the park, but he's rumored to be the best looking cat in the park! The idea is to hike up to ...

Sustainable Bolivia, Cochabamba, Bolivia travel blog

Sustainable Bolivia

A travel blog entry by shadow13

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... it up and carrying it around.  Good job really because they would anyway.  Was out in the playground in rural Cochabamba with amazing scenery, mountains in the background, surrounded by kids none of whom I could understand but they all smiled at ...

Arrived in Cochabamba, Cochabamba, Bolivia travel blog

Arrived in Cochabamba

A travel blog entry by shadow13

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... out at the Andes in La Paz airport.  Did not feel as winded as I thought I would at the altitude.  Now in Cochabamba and have had a bit of a wander around.  So far so good.  Seems reasonable size but certainly not London busy.  ...

Through the Amazon on a boat?, Cochabamba, Bolivia travel blog

Through the Amazon on a boat?

A travel blog entry by kiwi_surfer

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... do, accept laugh at your misfortune and laugh we did. Our only real option was to go to the next city, Cochabamba. Driving through rural Bolivia reminds me of my time in East Timor. A lack of proper infrastructure, people jammed packed in vehicles, ...

Sasha and Tessa Doolittle, Villa Tunari, Bolivia travel blog

Sasha and Tessa Doolittle

A travel blog entry by drab_seastars

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Inti Wara Yassi (meaning "Sun Moon Stars" in Quechua) is an organization which was founded by a man named Juan Carlos who had been working with orphans in La Paz, taking the kids out of the big city and teaching them about the environment on rural ...

Cochabamba - la paz, Cochabamba, Bolivia travel blog

Cochabamba - la paz

A travel blog entry by fsorbie

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... tyson can bring them with him to la paz). Sat in cafe paris for a while with a juice and then headed to the terminal. Cochabamba isnt too bad, i wouldnt have thought it was dangerous if nobody had told me, the center is nice, but there is just a lot ...

Im Westen nichts Neues, Cochabamba, Bolivia travel blog

Im Westen nichts Neues

A travel blog entry by terredeshommes

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... of Acer hardware, it doesn't exist, thanks a lot! So no success, and no fix. The first time I went through Bolivia I had heard of a flight between Cochabamba and Uyuni in a DC-3, the old plane from WW2! Obviously something like that is a bit crazy so it's ...

Apart Hotel Violetta's, Cochabamba, Bolivia travel blog

Apart Hotel Violetta's

A travel blog entry by gkosaras

... , close to El Prado in a calm area of the city. The Violetta's Apart Hotel offers comfortable and fully equipped apartments for your stay in Cochabamba, Bolivia on business or vacation. You can make a reservation through this site: Bolivia Travel ...

Life on Bolivian Time, Cochabamba, Bolivia travel blog

Life on Bolivian Time

A travel blog entry by 3967miles

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... service hours.  On Monday, Wednesday and Thursday I don't come home after CEOLI but instead catch a different truffi to downtown Cochabamba where we have classes.  On Monday Nora, Justin and I met our teacher Vivian.  She will be teaching ...

In the jungle, Part 2, Villa Tunari, Bolivia travel blog

In the jungle, Part 2

A travel blog entry by colleensouness

...  there will be no more buses today because there is a blockade further down the road, but maybe tomorrow.. ¨No pasar! Dis is Bolivia!¨ he laughed loudly   3.  no one else has heard of any blockade yet 4.  we are ...

Cochabamba, Cochabamba, Bolivia travel blog

Cochabamba

A travel blog entry by cat3

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We said our goodbyes to Cats family, and headed to Cochabamba (Thanks for a great time and for making us feel so welcome!!). Cochabamba has the feel of a city that used to be nice, but has fallen on hard times, its looking a bit worse for ware and so ...

Bloody Bolivian Blockades, Cochabamba, Bolivia travel blog

Bloody Bolivian Blockades

A travel blog entry by liv.ltd

We arrived in Chochabamba at some God foresaken hour in a bus designed for people with no legs and sindows that when shut were not shut! Lukily we managed to get a connecting bus to La Paz and we patted each other on the back for being so ...

Road trip out East!!!!, Cochabamba, Bolivia travel blog

Road trip out East!!!!

A travel blog entry by rddave

... Paz to Santa Cruz and then drive from SC to Villa Tunari, where our other regional office is located (halfway between Cochabamba and Santa Cruz). Yesterday (Saturday), though, I was presented with an opportunity I couldn't refuse - a road trip ...

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