Travel Blogs from Coroico, Bolivia

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Josie Ends in Bolivia, Coroico, Bolivia travel blog

Josie Ends in Bolivia

A travel blog entry by everywhere

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... the night – full blown food poisoning……combine with cold/flu and altitude sickness…..ahhhhhh……..Josie hates Bolivia. Then the collectivio to return to La Paz.    These mini vans are MINI – vans.  ...

With Downhill Madness down The Death Road., La Cumbre to Coroico, Bolivia travel blog

With Downhill Madness down The Death Road.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... best day on my trip so far? At least it's high up there among the winners. On a mountain bike from La Cumbre (4640m) to Coroico, a 3345m vertical decent down The Death Road (mostly a dirt road, but with some fast 60kph tarmac at the top). More than 64km ...

Adventure, humidity, more hills and sand flies, Coroico, Bolivia travel blog

Adventure, humidity, more hills and sand flies

A travel blog entry by mcgown

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... was interrupted by a "ooommm, ooommm, ooommm". I hoped that Gianni didn't hear me concentrating too hard. Our first night in Coroico we found ourselves "insect food", they went for any exposed skin they could find and they were coming into our bungalows ...

Yeee-ha! The world´s most dangerous road by bike, Coroico, Bolivia travel blog

Yeee-ha! The world´s most dangerous road by bike

A travel blog entry by idarich

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We'd been told it's an absolute must-do in Bolivia... hurtling down "the world's most dangerous road" on a mountain bike! Always up for a challenge, we signed up with one of the many agencies in La Paz who offer this adrenaline-filled one-day adventure, ...

The Long and Winding Road - The PanPipe Remix, Coroico, Bolivia travel blog

The Long and Winding Road - The PanPipe Remix

A travel blog entry by dazzla

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Back in 1995 one of those international development banks described the road from La Paz to Coroico as the 'most dangerous in the world' - not including those in Iraq, presumably. This was based on the high number of cars and buses that would fall off the ...

The ´ordinary´ is far away in another land...., La Cumbre - Coroico, Bolivia travel blog

The ´ordinary´ is far away in another land....

A travel blog entry by caznjasonescape

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... really my forté, but Jason loved every minute of it. A warm interlude We spent a lovely, warm, relaxing day in Coroico which looks out over misty forested mountains and tropical plantations, before gingerly getting onto the dreaded bus back. If ...

Death Road, Coroico, Bolivia travel blog

Death Road

A travel blog entry by ameng

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... some bits where we had to ride under waterfalls and through water. By the time we reached the bottom, at a town called Yolosa, near Coroico, the weather was quite hot, and having not been below 4000m for over a week, the air was nice and thick, like ...

A Little Off The Beaten Track, Coroico, Bolivia travel blog

A Little Off The Beaten Track

A travel blog entry by sylviajason

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We were the only two foreigners in the minibus headed for Coroico. The driver sped uphill with little regard for the road condition or the vehicle's future, never mind the passengers' comfort.  As we approached the road changed from dirt to ...

The world s most dangerous road, Coroico, Bolivia travel blog

The world s most dangerous road

A travel blog entry by esbjorn

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... are. So I went for it, enjoyed and, as I am writing this, even survived! "The journey from La Paz to Coroico must be the most impressive in all Bolivia. It is an absolute must for the adrenalin junkies but a definite no-no for those of a more nervous ...

The most dangerous road in the world...I guess, Coroico, Bolivia travel blog

The most dangerous road in the world...I guess

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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... nbsp; So we shared a few beers and sat in our sweat and dirt while we caught our breath before going to our last stop in Coroico.  There we had a yummy buffet lunch and showers and a dip in the pool before singing our way back to La Paz with English ...

Downhill all the way....., La Paz to Coroico, Bolivia travel blog

Downhill all the way.....

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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... and jackets and given our bikes ready for our adventure. We were about to cycle (well freewheel mainly) 60km to Yolonga near to Coroico. There are loads of companies that do this trip and we decided to do it with this one for safety reasons mainly plus ...

The Most Dangerous Road In The World, Coroico, Bolivia travel blog

The Most Dangerous Road In The World

A travel blog entry by irax

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... in, saw us, and then sat at a table by themselves. No Comment! So, that as they say is how I came to arrive in Coroico! I found myself a nice hostel with a great view near the plaza. This is where time stood still again. I´d planned to stay for ...

Just Monkey'ing Around, Coroico, Bolivia travel blog

Just Monkey'ing Around

A travel blog entry by smitherson

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So at last, we arrived at the animal sanctuary for some food and a hot shower. James and I had already decided to stay a night here at La Sende Verde Animal Sanctuary, but it was so amazing we stayed two instead. Also I should mention for posterity that ...

Death Road and Swimming Pools, Coroico, Bolivia travel blog

Death Road and Swimming Pools

A travel blog entry by camille

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... just paraded around in the nude and Emily and I felt very prudish indeed. Hotel Esmeralda Our mini bus took Emily and I up to Coroico as we planned to stay there and head to Rurrenabaque from there. We got a free ride up to Hotel Esmeralda, which ...

To the edge of the Bolivian jungle - Coroico, Coroico, Bolivia travel blog

To the edge of the Bolivian jungle - Coroico

A travel blog entry by jonnyandjanette

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... ;t seem to bother them, along with chatting to their friends, answering mobiles or generally doing nothing instead of working.  Bolivia has tried our patience on numerous occasions but we’re just learning never to go to a restaurant hungry. We ...

Come on Barry....sing it for us!, Copocabana, Bolivia travel blog

Come on Barry....sing it for us!

A travel blog entry by dawn_smedley

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... different feel to Puno, smaller, more relaxed and laidback! It even had pedaloes and a little beach! We started off our Bolivia experience with a nice 5 course lunch/dinner (fatties!)...the soups out here are yummy and had a nice piece of lemon pie to ...

We laugh in the face of Death, Coroico, Bolivia travel blog

We laugh in the face of Death

A travel blog entry by rich_mcg

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... final push to the proper start of 'The Worlds Most Dangerous Road'. The road was once the only way to get into north west Bolivia, and buses and trucks used to come up and down this hairy 3 metre wide dirt track....and of course, every year, some of ...

Jess: Sick., Caranavi, Bolivia travel blog

Jess: Sick.

A travel blog entry by astralcars

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Well, we´re making an unscheduled stop in Caranavi, just until Jess gets better. We´re not sure what it is, but it´s likely bad food. Whatever it is, we decided she was too sick to continue on, so I grabbed a cab and found a hotel. It´s actually a ...

Choro Trail, Coroico, Bolivia travel blog

Choro Trail

A travel blog entry by becs

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10 day adventure via foot, jeep & boat into the Amazon Basin... more to ...

Word s most dangerous road!, Coroico, Bolivia travel blog

Word s most dangerous road!

A travel blog entry by nycos

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... il s agit d une route qui sort de La Paz pour monter a La cumbre a 4700 m d altitude pour descendrea 1200 m puis remonter vers Coroico dans les Yungas. Les yungas est une partie de la Bolivie ou est produite la Coca. On descend donc de 3500 m sur 60 km ...

I survived the World's Most Dangerous Road!, Coroico, Bolivia travel blog

I survived the World's Most Dangerous Road!

A travel blog entry by dianeontheroad

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... the animals look happy! It brought back lots of memories for me... Following goodbyes, I moved on to the hostal 'Sol y Luna' in Coroico where I'd booked two nights of relaxation. I arrived in the dark so couldn't really get a feel for the place, but was ...

A death defying bike ride, Coroico, Bolivia travel blog

A death defying bike ride

A travel blog entry by kiwi_surfer

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... . Their idea; to attract tourist by way of mountain biking from La Cumbre at the top, descending over 3000m to the bottom at Coroico. Even though over priced and touristy, its not possible for me to allow such an exciting opportunity to pass by. To be ...

Cycling Death Road, Coroico, Bolivia travel blog

Cycling Death Road

A travel blog entry by kaz_and_tim

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Posted by: Tim Having seen Jeremy Clarkson navigate Death Road on the Bolivian Top Gear special, it part terrified and part intrigued me. The road is narrow (no more than a couple of metres in places) and basically clings to the side of the mountain with ...

Mountain Biking the ¨World´s Most Dangerous Road¨, Coroico, Bolivia travel blog

Mountain Biking the ¨World´s Most Dangerous Road¨

A travel blog entry by worldroamers

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... from La Paz to Coroico on a mountain bike and spent 2 days relaxing around a pool in the jungle-like mountains of Coroico. It was a good decision. I chose to book my trip with Gravity Assisted Mountain Biking, a New Zealand company, because they ...

The Worlds Dangerous Road, Coroico, Bolivia travel blog

The Worlds Dangerous Road

A travel blog entry by kevinwalls

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05-10-29 Don´t touch the front brakes! That´s the one piece of advice I got from lot´s of previous cyclists. This week is officially my mid-life crisis week. I've just climbed a 6000m peak, and today I signed up to cycle down the world´s most ...

The Most Dangerous Road, Part 02: Survival., Coroico, Bolivia travel blog

The Most Dangerous Road, Part 02: Survival.

A travel blog entry by astralcars

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... nice to be doing something outdoorsy and physical. I need to do more hands on activities on this trip. I really enjoy it. Coroico is beautiful. We´re staying at the hotel esmerelda. It´s pretty fancy and expensive, but we´re probably only staying ...

Field Visits to Coroico-Coripata Region, Coroico, Bolivia travel blog

Field Visits to Coroico-Coripata Region

A travel blog entry by rddave

... of Coripata, where we are currently building an office/warehouse for the local coca producers association.  This region of Bolivia is considered a 'traditional' region which means that each farmer is legally allowed to grow a certain amount of coca ...

ĦQue Rico, Coroico!, Coroico, Bolivia travel blog

ĦQue Rico, Coroico!

A travel blog entry by ianandfinola

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At the end of a long days cycling, Finola and I waited a short while for a taxi to take us on to Coroico, where we would spend a couple of nights before heading on to Rurrenabaque. We joined forces with five South Africans from our "Death Road" cycle ...

La Cumbre to Coroico and San Pedro jail, Coroico, Bolivia travel blog

La Cumbre to Coroico and San Pedro jail

A travel blog entry by jonclark2000

... flying over the handlebars landing face first in the middle of it all, to say I was a mess was an understatement. When we arrived in Coroico our guide booked me a hotel room so I could have a shower, I don't think he really wanted me back on his bus. It ...

(Possibly) The World's Most Dangerous Road, Coroico, Bolivia travel blog

(Possibly) The World's Most Dangerous Road

A travel blog entry by james511

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... time here is to take a mountain bike and cycle for 40 or so miles down to a little town called Coroico in the Yungas (sub-tropical region of Bolivia) via a very narrow and precarious dirt road. A sweeping and audacious claim to make, and i'm sure it may ...

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