Travel Blogs from Bolivia

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

The Altitude Diaries...

A travel blog entry by marktjhung

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... there will be trouble - she will take my coke and my chocolate.  This cannot happen... 3.  I have found a perfect bathroom in Bolivia.  It is clean.  It doesn't smell.  It even has toilet paper.  There are no signs of the ...

The Bolivian Altiplano, Laguna Colorada, Bolivia travel blog

The Bolivian Altiplano

A travel blog entry by nomadic-brands

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... upon waking was that I was feeling sick again....obviously yesterday had been too much and taken it's toll. Today, we were leaving for Bolivia, ascending nearly 2,500m in the space of a few hours...oh dear! At the travel agent's office we met with Dan and ...

A bit down on my way up..., Santa Cruz, Bolivia travel blog

A bit down on my way up...

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... the different options (go solo, with an agency etc.), they tell me that although it's high season for tourism in Bolivia, it's low season in Noel Kempff Mercado. The reason being that there's practically no water whatsoever, making river travel ...

Braving the Alitudes in Bolivia, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Braving the Alitudes in Bolivia

A travel blog entry by semi-backpacker

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... altitude when she was in La Paz. I put that thought aside and got on the bus.  The border crossing from Chile to Bolivia was like no international border I┤d ever seen. But I guess I┤ve really only seen the US borders (both Mexico and ...

Capital of Bolivia, Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

Capital of Bolivia

A travel blog entry by rachel_john

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... Bolivian gentleman (10 Bolivianos or GBP0.70 each). He explains the history of Sucre, the importance of silver, independence for Bolivia, the economic influence of the Scots and Irish in the country, and the reason for the confusion about the capital ...

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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... ;great tourist attraction. Peru has Machu Picchu, India has the Taj Majal and France, of course, has stinky french people. Well, Bolivia has managed to outdo them all with the ĘDeath Road,Ę otherwise known as ĘThe World┤s Most Dangerous ...

Sucre - Tarabuco Market, Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

Sucre - Tarabuco Market

A travel blog entry by florby

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... the central plaza to have a frap and cheesecake. Then to the central market to find fruit juices, only to find that closed as well. Thankfully the Chinese restaurant called Shanghai was open and we ordered 3 dishes to share. Tasted well. Sucre, ...

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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... better and wishing we had booked to go on the bikes too, but it was too late. My kids were about to embark down the mountains of Bolivia in an Alpine region in the snow and fog, I was JEALOUS! So all I could do was watch from the mini bus. The kids and ...

Bolivia - Land of a Million Landscapes, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Bolivia - Land of a Million Landscapes

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... ...no heat....no electricity other than generators....... Not what I expected, not what they expected but the scenery from Uyuni, Bolivia to the Chilean border,  where I was dropped off before it even opened....in the middle of absolutely nowhere, in ...

In Bolivia & those white piles of powder are salt, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

In Bolivia & those white piles of powder are salt

A travel blog entry by travellingtans

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We came down a little more in altitude to the town of Uyuni where the main activity here is for daytrips out to the salt flats. Uyuni is the gateway to the world's largest salt flats, which is nearly 12,000 square kilometres at a altitude of just over ...

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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We really enjoyed La Paz. Apart from the lung stinging polution and shortage of oxygen the worlds highest capital City is fantastic. Its full of the lively street stalls and colourful chaos which we have missed since Central America. The highlight ...

No showgirls in this Copacabana (not even Lola!), Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

No showgirls in this Copacabana (not even Lola!)

A travel blog entry by globedecker

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... than in most places we've visited. But rather than treating us as aliens, we felt at ease and welcomed amongst them. I know Bolivia is a place we definitely come back to! She Said: Since we have been in South America, I have been taking a crash course ...

Isla del Sol in Copacabana, Bolivia, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Isla del Sol in Copacabana, Bolivia

A travel blog entry by rickwastaken

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... travelogue. So, mom, I proudly present to you, with no further adieu, the second chapter in my South American Adventures: Bolivia and Beyond (I hope you like it) My trip from Puno, Peru to Copacabana, Bolivia was excruciatingly mild and safe. ...

Our short time didn┤t Sucre..., Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

Our short time didn┤t Sucre...

A travel blog entry by hannahbruce

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On a bit of a tight schedule with Katie flying home in a few weeks we only had a quick pit stop in Sucre while we waited on a bus. We went into town to find some breakfast and the only place we could find that was open was asking two seventy for a ...

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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... a few beers and had a good catch up session. The next day, we were off to do some extreme downhill mountain biking down Bolivia’s death road. The death road is the North Yungas Road that until recently was used as a real carriageway out of La Paz. ...

Bizarre scenery in the World's Largest Salt Flat, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Bizarre scenery in the World's Largest Salt Flat

A travel blog entry by rickwastaken

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... entry. Just scroll through the images I managed to capture and you'll get a glimpse of how spectacular southern Bolivia really is. Here's a quick taste: Quantifiable Summary As another twist for this entry, instead of the usual ...

Josie Ends in Bolivia, Coroico, Bolivia travel blog

Josie Ends in Bolivia

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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.  ...

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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La Paz, the highest capital city in the world, is infamous for it's crazy nightlife... eager not to get carried away with ourselves me and Katie agreed that we were only allowed to stay three days tops. I arrived before Katie as she wanted to see the ...

Copa,Copacabana, the hottest spot north of Havana!, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Copa,Copacabana, the hottest spot north of Havana!

A travel blog entry by nadinehanlon

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... of his face in the rock - we definitely weren┤t convinced!  As we had been cold pretty much all the time so far in Bolivia, we had only put sunscreen on our faces and had not expected to be able to take our sweaters off.  However the ...

Uyuni and the Salt Flats, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Uyuni and the Salt Flats

A travel blog entry by you_know_zo

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OK, so we got that local bus, which was possibly the bumpiest and coldest ride I┤ve ever experienced... still, I took my sleeping bag with me so slept pretty much through all of it... We arrived in Uyuni really early in the morning and it was goddamn ...

Bolivian Salt Flats and the Chilean border, Bolivian Salt Flats and the Chilean border, Bolivia travel blog

Bolivian Salt Flats and the Chilean border

A travel blog entry by alexndean

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Flat and salty, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Flat and salty

A travel blog entry by ameng

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05/01/2011 - Tuesday 1am: I am jolted awake in a sitting up position.  My seat is shaking like crazy - was it an earthquake? No, it's only a combination of sitting in the back row of a bus with crappy suspension, an unpaved road with a thousand ...

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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... are poor, so obviously there are a lot of people selling stuff on the streets or just plain asking for money. In Bolivia, the vast majority are shoeshine boys, causing me to wear sandles every day to deter them. And in Ecuador, they even ...

To the Salt Lakes of Bolivia, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

To the Salt Lakes of Bolivia

A travel blog entry by rachel_john

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... in ours, and we say hello to weatherbeaten Bolivian driver Claudio and his enthusuisatic cook/assistant Carmelo. Its immediately apparent that Bolivia is a much poorer country than Chile because of the rough state of the road. Indeed the road does not ...

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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Was this the 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). ...

The gateway to the Amazon!, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

The gateway to the Amazon!

A travel blog entry by markandjade

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After much deliberation we decided it was time to explore the amazon. There're many places to enter and organise trips in Bolivia as pretty much half is covered by rain forest. We found out to get to rurrenabaque (entry town to the amazon) we had two ...

Potosi to Uyuni, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Potosi to Uyuni

A travel blog entry by everywhere

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Just pictures - no blah blah blah....lovely drive ...

Sucre - Goodbye, Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

Sucre - Goodbye

A travel blog entry by florby

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... the main square to a top rated French restaurant called La Taverne. Had the B45 set lunch (probably the most expensive meal in Bolivia thus far), and the food was insanely good. Abit of fine dining too as the waiter lined up the cutlery in order before ...

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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... looked like grenade launchers rode past me.  I had heard that there was a strike going on that day because the president of Bolivia, Evo Morales, had doubled the price of petrol.  At first I didn't think much of it, except that there weren't ...

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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What an amazing sight La Paz is! After a hop and a skip (note I am not saying 'bumpy busride' any longer!) from Copacabana Sjoerd and me find ourselves in glorious La Paz. Seeing we're heading in the same direction and want to do the same things along ...

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