Travel Blogs from Puerto Suarez, Bolivia

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Pantanal - take one..., La Quijarro, Bolivia travel blog

Pantanal - take one...

A travel blog entry by dianeontheroad

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... but they were going to charge us too much for a couple of hours so we decided that touring the Pantanal in Bolivia was not going to happen, so then searched the internet for options over the border in Brazil, eventually finding one we liked ...

Puerto Suarez, Puerto Suarez, Bolivia travel blog

Puerto Suarez

A travel blog entry by cat3

Puerto ...

Home to the stolen cars of Brazil, Puerto Suarez, Bolivia travel blog

Home to the stolen cars of Brazil

A travel blog entry by thebirds

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... . Oh, and as the heading suggests this is also where most cars that are stolen in Brazil end up, on route to the more populated areas of Bolivia. In town more than half the cars have had there registration plates removed.. Uhm, I wonder ...

Bienvenidos al Pantanal Boliviano, Puerto Suarez, Bolivia travel blog

Bienvenidos al Pantanal Boliviano

A travel blog entry by fettino

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... "Pantanal" is an huge alluvial plain full of different species of plants and animals....it take up a part of brasilian states of Mato Grosso and Mato Grosso do Sul, Bolivia and Paraguay. It is thought to be the world's most dense flora and fauna ...

El Pantanal 5/4 star Eco-Resort, Quijarro, Bolivia travel blog

El Pantanal 5/4 star Eco-Resort

A travel blog entry by rrruss

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... . Proper diet coke was too good to turn down though. Sugar free drinks are really hard to find here. Despite being in Bolivia, all the prices were in Brazilian Reals which really confused things. Over the weekend we made the most of the swimming pool, ...

The Train of Death!, Santa Cruz to Puerto Suárez, Bolivia travel blog

The Train of Death!

A travel blog entry by rrruss

... But after an afternoon of tequila slammers and beer to celebrate Kat's A-Level success, 4 of us set out from Santa Cruz to Puerto Suárez, on the border with Brazil. The alcohol enabled us to sleep reasonably well! It may have been a first class train ...

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Bolivia: "Death train" & Puerto Suarez

A travel blog entry by daria_juergen

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Puerto Suarez is in Santa Cruz Department in Bolivia, near the Brazilian border city of Corumbá. In Santa Cruz we met a German couple who said that we can make some tours into the Pantanal (one of the world's largest ...

Puerto Suárez, Puerto Suárez, Bolivia travel blog

Puerto Suárez

A travel blog entry by rrruss

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... boss of the Prefectura, representatives of the World Wildlife Fund, and a local tour operator. Things were not going to be easy! Puerto Suárez has one excellent feature - Lake Cacéres. We sat in the El Mirador restaurant and ate pirhana soup, which ...

The Death Train to Brazil, Quijarro, Bolivia travel blog

The Death Train to Brazil

A travel blog entry by kerryanders

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very comfy! Took the Expreso Oriente not the real death train but no need to go the posh option this was better than most night ...

Finally over. Hello Bolivia!!, Quijaro, Bolivia travel blog

Finally over. Hello Bolivia!!

A travel blog entry by steveod

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... us to the border. We´re travelling with 2 dutch girls from the camp. I´d say they think we´re nuts. We get into Bolivia and the fun starts. First of all the difference between the 2 countries is instantly apparrent. The town - Quijaro has 1 paved road ...

Hello Bolivia and bye to Brazilian taxi drivers!, Puerto Quijarro, Bolivia travel blog

Hello Bolivia and bye to Brazilian taxi drivers!

A travel blog entry by sethandkate

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... yet another crook with a car, and me writing down his number plate so that I could throw it straight in the bin. Bolivia soon had us happy again though, with a few beers by the pool overlooking the Pantanal. Sadly we didn't get to see too ...

Brasilien, wir kommen, Quijarro, Bolivia travel blog

Brasilien, wir kommen

A travel blog entry by suzzpect

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nach der ruckeligen zugfahrt sind wir fruehs angekommen in quijarro...ein verschlafenes und vor allem extrem heisses grenzkaff kurz vorm lang ersehnten brasilien..... eingecheckt....pool gecheckt....relaxed....!! hier bleiben wir erstmal ne nacht zum ...

Across the Panatanal and into Bolivia, Quijarro, Bolivia travel blog

Across the Panatanal and into Bolivia

A travel blog entry by vicky193

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... with my 20 kilo ruck sack, 4 kilo hand-luggage and sleeping bag. I think the word to describe it is "exhilerating". Getting into Bolivia was fine, but getting out of the town of Quijarro was more difficult than I expected. I thought I'd be able to get on ...

Curumba... a town with no people!, Curumba, Brazil travel blog

Curumba... a town with no people!

A travel blog entry by kimdiver

... nice safe tickets inside) Wanted to go tonight but it was sold out! What they do have here is the strangest border crossing to Bolivia... step one all four of us went to the Federal Police to get Brazilian exit stamps... Step two, Dan and I took all ...

Brokeback Mountain, Puerto Suárez, Bolivia travel blog

Brokeback Mountain

A travel blog entry by coretour

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... the world you can't tell when you've actually crossed without the help of a big sign. The sign welcoming you to Bolivia is not really necessary as the difference between the two sides of the border is extreme. The Brazilian immigration was as expected - ...

The Death Train, Quijarro, Bolivia travel blog

The Death Train

A travel blog entry by gazzgazz2005

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Sidste dag i Santa Cruz - Nattog!!!, Puerto Suarez, Bolivia travel blog

Sidste dag i Santa Cruz - Nattog!!!

A travel blog entry by anne-og-victor

... afgå klokken 18.30, men da klokken blev 18.30 var der ikke noget tog. Heller ikke klokken 19.30 eller 20.30! Typisk Bolivia!!! Klokken 21.10 ankom toget ENDELIG, men det var bestemt ikke noget positivt syn vi blev mødt med. Toget var noget gammelt lort ...

Frontière, Quijarro, Bolivia travel blog

Frontière

A travel blog entry by lunaperrymundo

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Nous revoilà après une vingtaine de jours! J'espère que l’attente n’a pas été trop longue mais comme on avait prévenu la famille, pas très facile (et pas très envie) de passer du temps sur le net à poster des photos. Mais ...

The begining of journey nicknamed the´death train´, Puerto Suárez, Bolivia travel blog

The begining of journey nicknamed the´death train´

A travel blog entry by cheech764

After crossing the border we had the stark contrast of leaving paved Brazilian roads to dusty gravel Bolivian roads with not buildings but shacks which came as quite a culture shock with our over sized backpacks surronded by native indians begging for ...

The Death Train or not the Death Train...?!, Quijarro, Bolivia travel blog

The Death Train or not the Death Train...?!

A travel blog entry by kim-t

Over the border...night in ...

Do I need a title for each bit?!, Quijarra, Bolivia travel blog

Do I need a title for each bit?!

A travel blog entry by hazeedayzee

... photos of tucans and macalls. Yes I finally saw my tucans!! Amazing things.   We´ve since crossed the border into Bolivia. Unfortunately the train to our next destination was sold out yesterday, so We had to wait a day. Border towns are always ...

James Bond - I don't think so.  Border Hell, Puerto Suarez, Bolivia travel blog

James Bond - I don't think so. Border Hell

A travel blog entry by suehitchcock

... Apparently GAP had been targeted before. The plan sounded ok, though very cloak and dagger. Claudio our minibus driver would take us to Puerto Suarez, the border town, and pile us into taxis that would take us and our bags to the checkpoint. We'd get out ...

“The only dying I will be doing will be of b, Puerto Suarez, Bolivia travel blog

“The only dying I will be doing will be of b

A travel blog entry by bray

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... rate is better in Santa Cruz, and then find a taxi willing to take the 5 of us to the train station in nearby Puerto Quijarro. I know a lot of people who would immediately deride Puerto Quijarro as a “shithole”, and I hate to make assumptions ...

Return of the Counterfeit note, Puerto Suarez, Bolivia travel blog

Return of the Counterfeit note

A travel blog entry by tomdack

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... its dangerous nature) to Santa Cruz fully booked for the night we were forced to stay the night in the border town of Puerto Suarez,.. which after a 30hr bus journey, wasnt a bad thing. Taking adavanteg of how strong the pound is over here we devoured ...

Farewell hats and plaits, Puerto Suarez, Bolivia travel blog

Farewell hats and plaits

A travel blog entry by jandkross

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... the square, wrapped up against the cold.  We had a few hours to kill before our flight from Santa Cruz to Puerto Suarez on Monday morning and to continue the wildlife theme that our recent activities seem to have followed we visited the Noel Kempff ...

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