Travel Blogs from Vallegrande, Bolivia

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La ruta del Che, Vallegrande, Bolivia travel blog

La ruta del Che

A travel blog entry by fettino

... ... Our pleasent company is formed of our French friends Martina and Jean, the cowboy Danelio and the driver .... On the way to Vallegrande we stop before noon at Samaipata and its ruin of El Fuerte, an archeological site that encompass buildings of three ...

El Rute del Ché, Vallegrande, Bolivia travel blog

El Rute del Ché

A travel blog entry by blownaway

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... voor transport, maar we werden getrakteerd op een hele mooie dag. Alle lof voor Ben! Dus als je een keer georganiseerd naar Bolivia en het zuiden van Peru wilt (incl Machu Pichu): www.benverhoeftours.com. Stuk goedkoper dan een NL bureau en een ...

La Higuera, La Higuera, Bolivia travel blog

La Higuera

A travel blog entry by fettino

... is constitued by about twenty house with the Che's icon printed on the wall, we have good feeling cause this place in the middle of nowhere is full of meaning....we would really like to stop over here for one night, but we have to come back to ...

A religious experience, La Higuerra, Bolivia travel blog

A religious experience

A travel blog entry by prbrown

... hopes for this place but there really are minimal facilities, just a residencial and a couple of small shops. There's supposedly a micro from Vallegrande but I think that this would be a bit hit and miss. We saw el Churo, the spot where the ambush took ...

The Waterfalls at Cuevas, Cuevas, Bolivia travel blog

The Waterfalls at Cuevas

A travel blog entry by rrruss

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Half an hour away from Samaipata in a taxi you reach the site of the Cuevas waterfalls. There are three of them in total and we spent about an hour at each, sunbathing and cooling off in the water. It was a fantastic relaxing ...

Jungle frontier town on my own..., Puerto Villaroel, Bolivia travel blog

Jungle frontier town on my own...

A travel blog entry by markandluke

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After a 7 hour bus journey (this is now nothing - 7 hours is like travelling from Garsington to Oxford) and at 2am, i was ready to get off the bus - whose capacity had shrunk from 46 to only 4 passengers over the course of the night. The lonely Planet ...

LA RUTA DEL CHE...., Vallegrande, Bolivia travel blog

LA RUTA DEL CHE....

A travel blog entry by gurcanelbek

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... which I will share with my friends. It is a small, old, poor and a great place.     LAVANDERIA in VALLEGRANDE   I don’t have a deeply knowledge about CHE and his life. But after seing Vallegrande Hospital  Lavenderia, the only ...

The last frontier, Vallegrande, Bolivia travel blog

The last frontier

A travel blog entry by prbrown

... stood there for 3 hours, the bus was completely packed and I stood for another 5 hours. A very slow trip through the mopuntains. Vallegrande is a real out of the way place, it's not actually on the way to anywhere of significance. It's a taste of genuine ...

Ruta del Che, La Higuera, Bolivia travel blog

Ruta del Che

A travel blog entry by slowayround

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... -shaped in his honor (his trademark beret had a star on it) with a bronze statue as well as a large bust. Later we visited Vallegrande where his body was displayed to prove to the world that the famous “El Che” was dead. He was buried there ...

Komt het busje...zo?, Pucará, Bolivia travel blog

Komt het busje...zo?

A travel blog entry by ingetravel

... misschien minibusjes zijn en dat taxi´s de rit niet doen, wegens te ver. Heel onzeker dus. Na een hele dag wachten in Vallegrande op een mogelijk transport, dat zowat elk uur kan komen, kunnen we om 18h uiteindelijk mee met iemand. De bus is niet ...

Road Block Trouble in Bolivia..., Camiri, Bolivia travel blog

Road Block Trouble in Bolivia...

A travel blog entry by livingthedream

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... my bag as a gesture of goodwill. All went well through the Argentine immigration but turned bad at the bridge which separates Bolivia and Argentina. I was surrounded by two of his friends and demanded to pay the USD$50 fee for the luggage carried. One ...

SEGUNDO ENCUENTRO MUNDIAL CHE GUEVARA, Vallegrande, Bolivia travel blog

SEGUNDO ENCUENTRO MUNDIAL CHE GUEVARA

A travel blog entry by karrasco

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... 'assassinio di Ernesto Che Guevara. La data precisa è l'8 ottobre del 1967. Il luogo è la Higuera, minuscola comunità vicina a Vallegrande (dipartimento di Santa Cruz). La distanza da La Paz è notevole ma più forte è il desiderio di partecipare a ...

Van Ginger´s tot in Vallegrande, Vallegrande, Bolivia travel blog

Van Ginger´s tot in Vallegrande

A travel blog entry by ingetravel

... met hibiscus-thee) en we krijgen van een Spaans-Boliviaans koppel een lift tot Samaipata, waar we na de lunch per minibus tot Vallegrande kunnen. We komen er net voor het donker toe en verder dan inchecken in het hotel, een kleine, niet zo bijzondere ...

Acquiring an Education - Ruta Del Che, Vallegrande, Bolivia travel blog

Acquiring an Education - Ruta Del Che

A travel blog entry by jmc1

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... leave our little haven and head towards the city of Sucre.  We decided to make a little detour and visit a place called Vallegrande, which is a little town near to the place (La Higuera) where Che Guevara was killed. Getting ...

Che, Vallegrande, Bolivia travel blog

Che

A travel blog entry by juniorandange

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Vallegrande is the town where Che Guevara was set on display for international media after he was executed in a near-by village, it's also where he was buried in a mass grave under the towns airport runway for 30 years. We arrived just in ...

Loved It! Loved It! Loved It!, La Higuera, Bolivia travel blog

Loved It! Loved It! Loved It!

A travel blog entry by pickmoredaisies

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... felt a bit tipsy (such a lightweight!) and tired. It had been a long day and on the way back to Vallegrande I fell asleep pretty much straight away - obviously not longer worried about the drivers driving capabilities. I woke up to find the ...

EN LA RUTA DEL CHE, Vallegrande, Bolivia travel blog

EN LA RUTA DEL CHE

A travel blog entry by jcorde

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... quien tenga la paciencia de leer estas líneas. Para quienes no conocen la zona donde se desarrolla esta historia, debo decir que Vallegrande es el pueblo más importante de los valles de Santa Cruz, con sus  2500 msnm de altitud, distante a 150 km ...

"In A Revolution, One Triumphs Or Dies"

A travel blog entry by pickmoredaisies

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... room back in October 1967. We decided to go and pay it a visit. We took the bus to Vallegrande after saying goodbye to Chary and Trent. Bolivia doesn´t know things called bus stops or timetables. This means that when the bus passes by you just hail it ...

EN LOS VALLES CRUCEÑOS, Vallegrande, Bolivia travel blog

EN LOS VALLES CRUCEÑOS

A travel blog entry by jcorde

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... ; y nada menos que en Santa Cruz, no obstante, sobreviví para contarlo y con mucho gusto lo repetiría. Llegamos a Vallegrande aproximadamente a las 15:30, fuimos directamente a un restaurante de la plaza aunque yo hubiese preferido ir al hotel a darme ...

Day 106 -107 of 126 - Che Tour, La Higuera Bolivia , Bolivia travel blog

Day 106 -107 of 126 - Che Tour

A travel blog entry by mmlivelife2011

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... the country from international waters.  So Che formed a small group of fighters and began working with the communist forces within Bolivia.  However, Che made what in hindsight were a couple of costly errors.  First he had a falling out ...

Finding El Che, Vallegrande, Bolivia travel blog

Finding El Che

A travel blog entry by jul476

May he rest in ...

Bedevaart naar het Cuba-isme, La Higuera, Bolivia travel blog

Bedevaart naar het Cuba-isme

A travel blog entry by dattatreya

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... was hij eerst betrokken bij de coupe van Fidel Castro op Cuba. Hierna wilde hij het Cuba-isme verder verspreiden, te beginnen in Bolivia. La Higuera en de route er naartoe staat op geen van onze 3 kaarten. Op het enkele bord dat je tegenkomt wordt ernaar ...

Ruta del Ché, Vallegrande, Bolivia travel blog

Ruta del Ché

A travel blog entry by kimhahn

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... Namelijk een deel van de toch die Che Guevara en zijn groep hebben afgelegd in Zuid Amerika. Wij zijn halverwege begonnen in Vallegrande (Bolivia), een klein stadje waar je al meteen aan kunt zien dat zij Che nog steeds aanbidden. Overal zijn standbeelden ...

Hasta Siempre, Comandante!, La Higuera, Bolivia travel blog

Hasta Siempre, Comandante!

A travel blog entry by wakusrgh

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... de coqs (boliviens, argentins, élevés en plein air...). Le lendemain, retour à Pucará. Marta chope rapidement un camion pour Vallegrande. Je fais quelques bracelets, mange un petit truc, écris un peu, joue un peu de gratte pour les vieux du village, ...

el comandante, Vallegrande, Bolivia travel blog

el comandante

A travel blog entry by zigpaz

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went there because of che guevara. he got captured and killed close to valle grande. there is a museum there. actually this is the only "attraction" there. they try to charge you lots of money to bring you to the place where he got killed. i did not like ...

Ruta de Che, Vallegrande, Bolivia travel blog

Ruta de Che

A travel blog entry by alexrosales

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... wet. It takes us no time to realize that the taxi driver was drunk, keep in mind that the rode we were riding back to Vallegrande was nicknamed “Death Rode 2”. We were all too cold, hungry, and tired from the hike we just went with it. He was ...

Ruta del Che, La Higuera, Bolivia travel blog

Ruta del Che

A travel blog entry by henry.and.sarah

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... a half hour lunch break at Mairana, 10 minutes from Samaipata, it’s a couple of hours to the first stop Vallegrande. A sizeable town and regional administrative centre, this is where Che’s dead body was brought to and buried. As we arrived a ...

Finding El Che, Vallegrande, Bolivia travel blog

Finding El Che

A travel blog entry by jul476

May he rest in ...

Jurassic Park Perhaps, Vallegrande, Bolivia travel blog

Jurassic Park Perhaps

A travel blog entry by ecour0404

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I decided to take advantage of the jungle landscape and escape the hustle and bustle of south american life. I booked a trip into area de uso multiple amboro national park to a place called los volcans. This national park is a combination of primary ...

And the training continues..., Vallegrande, Bolivia travel blog

And the training continues...

A travel blog entry by amz8op

... hard to prepare for tech week this week, so there wasn't anything terribly exciting about that, but now we are here in Vallegrande working of a business simulation with a local high school. We started the trip on Saturday at 630 am on the Peace ...

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