Travel Blogs from La Paz, Bolivia

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Last days in La Paz, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Last days in La Paz

A travel blog entry by ameng

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... them quite soggy. It was also Stacey's last day at Loki, she was moving to a long term accommodation as she was doing volunteer work in La Paz for the next month.  We said our goodbyes and had dinner at our "local" chifa. 04/01/2011 - Monday I had ...

La Paz - Witches and Crafts, Nuestra Señora de La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

La Paz - Witches and Crafts

A travel blog entry by florby

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... retarded than funny, and glad I only had to pay B30 for it. Took a local minivan 'bus' to get back to the main square. We grabbed a beer and headed back to the hostel to chill, where there was a good rooftop abandoned bar with pool tables. La Paz, ...

Hasta Luego La Paz!, La PAZ, Bolivia travel blog

Hasta Luego La Paz!

A travel blog entry by mcgown

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... by snow topped mountains, blue sky, clouds. The altitude is not the only thing to take your breath away. Although I have hated walking around La Paz because it is inevitable that you will have to walk up a hill, we have had fun here. The mix of modern ...

La Paz - Party Hostels, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

La Paz - Party Hostels

A travel blog entry by florby

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... before going to rest. In the meantime, also decided to check out of this hostel even though we have reservation for 4 nights. My Swiss friend max found a hostel at half the price and much better amenities. Will be moving there tomorrow! La Paz, ...

Hangovers and Altitude Sickness - A Killer Combo, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Hangovers and Altitude Sickness - A Killer Combo

A travel blog entry by dane

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... a number of mountain lakes which reflect its snow capped peaks. I think it should be the number one destination of any tourist in La Paz. Unfortunately, we went to a dozen agencies and no one had even a single person interested in the trip on either of ...

La Paz, a brief stopover., La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

La Paz, a brief stopover.

A travel blog entry by ameng

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08/01/2011 - Saturday The bus arrived just before 7am back in La Paz, and we did think about staying a few more nights there, except we had to be in Cusco by the 14th of January in time to start our prebooked Inca Trail trip, so we booked the first bus ...

Bangers and Match(es), La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Bangers and Match(es)

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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Our next stop in Bolivia was La Paz. The bus there turned out to involve an unexpected river crossing. We all had to jump off, our bus went on a barge and we had to pay for a boat to bring us over. We've definitely chilled out as we just payed up and ...

Lost in La Paz, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Lost in La Paz

A travel blog entry by everywhere

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Semana Santa – La Paz After continuous Easter processions throughout an empty La Paz – the Easter weekend affords most Bolivians their only days off all year – nearly all businesses were closed, the market folks left their market ...

The second half of the trip to La Paz, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

The second half of the trip to La Paz

A travel blog entry by dane

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... Titikaka is beautiful. We spent several hours just driving around it. I'll post some photos of the ride. We finally rolled into La Paz about 6 p.m. on Palm Sunday. So there was a market outside of town that took an hour to get through. Throngs ...

Exploring La Paz on Foot, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Exploring La Paz on Foot

A travel blog entry by dane

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... was nice. And we could have a couple of courses and drinks for $5 combined. And it was only a few steps from our hotel. Did I mention it's not a great idea to wander the streets of La Paz after dark. Well, more on the dangers of La Paz ...

Tres mercados negros, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Tres mercados negros

A travel blog entry by bred

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I'm in La Paz, Bolivia now after an arduous 19-hour hus ride (they told me it would be 16 and I'd only have to change buses once, as opposed to the three times we actually did). It's crowded here but I like the atmosphere and the prices (i.e. ...

The Altitude Diaries..., La Paz - Copacabana - Lake Titicaca, Bolivia travel blog

The Altitude Diaries...

A travel blog entry by marktjhung

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... and hoot.  The sun, out for the first time today, makes up for lost time, delivering blinding, burning beams down to La Paz's starved streets.  There are greetings on the ground - to friends and strangers alke - the general friendliness of the ...

Did Steve Survive Bolivia´s Death Road?, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Did Steve Survive Bolivia´s Death Road?

A travel blog entry by steve_sara

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... and the fact that I would surely never see this man again. (door closes) Fast-forward to the cold, Sunday morning in La Paz. I´m feeling quite nervous and even a little apprehensive about the trip. I walk into my tour group´s ...

4058 metres above sea level = altitude sickness, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

4058 metres above sea level = altitude sickness

A travel blog entry by mcgown

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... cable TV.  I'm still puffing up the hills , waking up with stiff hands, wrists and shoulders ... But I am not complaining I love La Paz. Cheap anti -biotics, food and knock-offs, they manufacture a lot of their own goods so things are cheap. We ...

Getting high in the highest Capital in the World, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Getting high in the highest Capital in the World

A travel blog entry by dospollos

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... is fantastic. Its full of the lively street stalls and colourful chaos which we have missed since Central America. The highlight of La Paz has to be the Witches market, where you can buy anything from garden herbs to lama feotuses (Just in case ...

Sleet + Rain + Speed + Death Road = Awesomeness, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Sleet + Rain + Speed + Death Road = Awesomeness

A travel blog entry by travellingtans

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... of salt, scary if you actually believe it to be scientifically correct. With Potosi behind us, we made our way to La Paz, the capital of Bolivia. The highest capital city in the world, it sits around 3.6kms above sea level. The highway into La Paz shows ...

Say yes to another excess!, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Say yes to another excess!

A travel blog entry by hannahbruce

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... ; We managed a few excursions into the city, slowly of course because of our delicate state. One of the biggest attractions in La Paz is the Witches Market: a street where you can buy anything from dried llama fetuses, hallucinogenics, to potions for all ...

Steve´s Dead, but the Blog Lives On, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Steve´s Dead, but the Blog Lives On

A travel blog entry by steve_sara

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... ran into a couple days ago.   However, this story is nothing like that. While taking our maiden voyage in Bolivia (Lake Titicaca to La Paz), we were ¨treated¨ to a dubbed version of Bruce Willis´ Tears of the ...

Spanish, Tear Gas and New Years Eve in La Paz, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Spanish, Tear Gas and New Years Eve in La Paz

A travel blog entry by ameng

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... yet to experience. Originally we had booked for 3 nights at Loki, then we had 3 nights booked at Adventure Brew, another hostel in La Paz due to no availabilities over New Years Eve at Loki, but when we checked in we asked about staying over NYE and ...

Shopping and a lot of altitude., La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Shopping and a lot of altitude.

A travel blog entry by mette

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... power now to attract love, money and sex for this lifetime and the next 3. Whooppeeee may the attracting commence!! One road from La Paz to the Yungas pass through a town called Coroico. This BUMPY road is also called 'the most dangerous road in the ...

LaPaz and Marching Powder Fantasy, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

LaPaz and Marching Powder Fantasy

A travel blog entry by themurphys

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... for a few years...hence the spanish.....anyway.. they had come to the hotel to say they had checked out what the go was in La Paz during the day and found that the International Jazz festival was on in the city and they were going to a jazz club that ...

La Paz - The city that touches the sky, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

La Paz - The city that touches the sky

A travel blog entry by nadinehanlon

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... . What I was given was very good however it was definitely not Thai green curry!  Nadine and I could have stayed a bit longer in La Paz but time pressed us forward and we left the next day headed for Lake ...

Amazon Jungle Tour - Day 2, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Amazon Jungle Tour - Day 2

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... my pleasure in getting to La Paz alive I couldn’t get my breath back and still seemed to be hyperventilating. We shared a cab to La Paz with a Dutch girl we found in the airport and at 7pm we were at our hostel. The shower was fabulous but I still ...

La Paz - Shopping Spree, Nuestra Señora de La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

La Paz - Shopping Spree

A travel blog entry by florby

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... salt flats tours. Gathered enough info to find out that Uyuni tours are generally much cheaper than the ones from Tupiza. Gonna head to the Alto Thursday market tomorrow! Apparently it's the biggest in Bolivia and sold all kinds of goods. La Paz, ...

La Paz - A bad day, Nuestra Señora de La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

La Paz - A bad day

A travel blog entry by florby

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... escorted us there on a cab (we had to squeeze), and due to a jam we were almost late for the bus. Thankfully he knew what to do, and after paying the bus tax, we were safely on our bus to Sucre. Good thing we paid him to do this for us. La Paz, ...

Easter in La Paz, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Easter in La Paz

A travel blog entry by rachel_john

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... of Lake Titicaca on Monday instead. We unnexpectedly meet up with Paul and Verity and enjoy a good old-fashioned British moan about Bolivia and La Paz over a bowl of soup in the Cocaine Museum. By the end of the meal we are all feeling better. We ...

Worlds highest capital, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Worlds highest capital

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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Arrived an hour or so late and not at the bus terminal as the bus broke down again and we had no idea where we were. The bus driver refused to pay for our taxi into town but got us a cheapish one (2 quid for all of us) to Illampu the main travelly ...

A mountain and a lack of sleep, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

A mountain and a lack of sleep

A travel blog entry by bred

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... told to come in as much anymore. Anyhow, I spend Saturday and Sunday climbing Huayna Potosí, a 6088-meter mountain just outside of La Paz. I booked the climb with an agency that told me that doing the climb in two days is normal, as opposed to the ...

La Paz: There, Downhill and Back, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

La Paz: There, Downhill and Back

A travel blog entry by allisonandjeff

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... got back to La Paz, a bunch of strikes popped up all over the country, effectively forcing us to stay in La Paz until the roads reopened (Bolivia is in a sort of constant state of political turmoil and things have started to bubble over again as a result ...

Cant go out today cos I havnt got a stitch to wear, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Cant go out today cos I havnt got a stitch to wear

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... get some tablets for a cough and cold. We headed back to the room as the looks I was getting in particular were bizarre. In Bolivia I am getting stared at a lot due to the beard, they don’t like them here apparently but add that to a perverse outfit ...

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