Travel Blogs from Bolivia

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A blog from La Paz, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

A blog from La Paz

A travel blog entry by comfortsontour

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... hard for so little. We gave him some money even tho we didn't get our shoes cleaned which he seemed pleased with. Sucre, and Bolivia in general, has quite a few stray dogs. Not as bad as we have seen in other countries however. But unlike other places, ...

Virée dans la Zona Sur, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Virée dans la Zona Sur

A travel blog entry by bourlingueur

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Nous partons vers la mi-journée pour la partie riche de La Paz, dans la Zona Sur dans le quartier de San Miguel. Plus qu'un quartier, la Zona Sur est une ville a part. Il faut pour y arriver emprunter une voie rapide qui descend près de 400 de ...

Mysterious signs in rock, Samaipata, Bolivia travel blog

Mysterious signs in rock

A travel blog entry by mlc

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... in concrete, and I don't know why. It is not as if the locals seem to be more concrete crazy than other places in Bolivia. My favourite is a little  house not far from the hostel with a simple sign announcing the sale of bread and eggs and cheese, ...

Saddlin' up in Tupiza, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Saddlin' up in Tupiza

A travel blog entry by arnykim

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The area surrounding Tupiza, in southern Bolivia, could come straight out of the American Southwest -- brightly colored rocky hillsides, jagged formations, and strange looking badlands in all directions. It's also where Butch Cassidy and the ...

La Paz: Round 1, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

La Paz: Round 1

A travel blog entry by our_oyster

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We were so excited to arrive in La Paz after a short bus ride from Copacabana. We aren't staying too long in the city for now because we're feeling antsy to get into the jungle but we'll be back to really get a feel of what this city has to offer in a ...

Another stop on the bumpy road  to Uyuni, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Another stop on the bumpy road to Uyuni

A travel blog entry by ayoubir

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... was the worst day of driving, maybe because the altitude was starting to take effect or maybe because of the bumpy roads of Bolivia roads seemed to last forever.  Luke our driver kept reminding us that all the pain was because the Uyuni Salt Flats ...

Valentine´s day in Sucre, Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

Valentine´s day in Sucre

A travel blog entry by benjamine

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Quad Biking Lunar Valley, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Quad Biking Lunar Valley

A travel blog entry by lpringle

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Today we spent most of the morning all lounging around in the hostel trying to sleep and drawing funny pictures in Fred's birthday card before finally making it out at 2pm, partly helped by the fact we had to change hostel rooms, to go to Lunar Valley. ...

Bolivija oj bolivija, La paz, Bolivia travel blog

Bolivija oj bolivija

A travel blog entry by janez-maja

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Pa smo v drugi drzavi. Pot naju je iz mesta Cusco zanesla preko obmejnega mesteca Copacabana, ki lezi neposredno ob jezeru Titicaca na visini 3800m. Jezero je zares ogromno (210 x 90 km) in ima mnogo otockov. En dan sva z majo tako izkoristila in se ...

(sat: 28/09/02) departed puno peru and ..., Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

(sat: 28/09/02) departed puno peru and ...

A travel blog entry by paddington

(Sat: 28/09/02). Departed Puno, Peru and headed South towards Bolivia. Passed evidence of road blocks set up by the locals to disrupt (and stone) passing traffic on the day of the general strike. Nice. Got to sit up front of the truck with Aussie driver ...

Dynamite and the mines!, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Dynamite and the mines!

A travel blog entry by westy23

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Following 12 hours on the coldest night bus in the world we finally arrived in Potosi ready to visit the famous silver mines. After wondering the chilly streets aimlessly for an hour looking for anything open, we finally found a ...

Where the Air is Rare, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Where the Air is Rare

A travel blog entry by elmoshark

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... . We were used to being offered a choice of fully reclining chairs, semi reclining chairs, part reclining chairs or standard. In Bolivia we were offered standing or a wheel arch. We opted for the wheel arch and were hastily shepherded onto the bus by ...

Lake Titikaka, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Lake Titikaka

A travel blog entry by filly

Arrival at Lake ...

Potosi a small mining villiage, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Potosi a small mining villiage

A travel blog entry by jaceanddave

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Okay, left Sucre and its chololate, and have arrived in potosi wit its silver. Much better. Potosi is also the highest citie in the world, nice little villiage, but a little cold. We booked our mining trip also with one English guy called Nick, ...

Lake Titicaca, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by bamberd

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... after 2 nights. It was pleasant enough though and we even got to watch the Hatton fight. This was our last stop in Bolivia and we´ve enjoyed it. Not because it´s been comfortable really but it´s been interesting to say the least. With our final ...

First Class to Uyuni. From one hole to another, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

First Class to Uyuni. From one hole to another

A travel blog entry by willandliz

Well we are finally out of Tupiza! Liz is all recovered and we made our escape in very classy fashion, via a first class train, arriving in Uyuni at midnight last night. The first class wasn´t all caviar and Dom P, but it was heated, with full recliners ...

In the middle of nowhere!, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

In the middle of nowhere!

A travel blog entry by ciaradoonerush

Soon to ...

Bolivia, Potosi, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Bolivia, Potosi

A travel blog entry by ninaholidays

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Tue 23.9.08: Bolivia, Potosi: PERSONAL: Upon arriving in Potosi, didn't waste any time as always wanted to go into a mine! First stop was a visit to the Miners' Market to buy gifts for them (like coca leaves, cigarettes or dynamite). We walk and ...

The Evils Of Sandflies, Beni River, Bolivia travel blog

The Evils Of Sandflies

A travel blog entry by rush

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Day 2 of our boat ride saw us at a beautiful 3 teared waterfall with crystal clear water running into the murky Beni river so, a good excuse for a wash. After sorting that out I tried a spot of fishing and got completely ransacked by Sand flies. ...

Puno, Copocabana en Ziekenhuis (La Paz), La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Puno, Copocabana en Ziekenhuis (La Paz)

A travel blog entry by minkeeneliza

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... van Bolivia lopen. Amerikanen moesten 110 dollar per persoon betalen om Bolivia in te kunnen, wij mochten gratis. Israëli mochten Bolivia helemaal niet in. In Copacabana stopte de bus recht voor een betaalbaar hotel (4 euro per nacht!), daar gingen we ...

Day 15!, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Day 15!

A travel blog entry by decry

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... and alot of tunage and resting. We reached the border around midday signed out of Peru walked through the border gate onto Bolivia. Interesting times. The bus picked us up on the otherside and we drove onto Copacabana which is a coastal type town on the ...

Cochabamba - la paz, Cochabamba, Bolivia travel blog

Cochabamba - la paz

A travel blog entry by fsorbie

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Basterds, we arrived at 4:30 already!! They said 5:30. Had to sit around waiting, but it was already busy and buzzy, read a bit in lonely planet, studied some conjugaisons and looked for a ticket to la paz. They also have free wifi here which is pretty ...

La Paz, Bolivia, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

La Paz, Bolivia

A travel blog entry by shaneandsam

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Currently the highest capital city in the world (Lhasa, Tibet is higher but not recognised yet), but we were well adjusted to the altitude by now!   With only a week to get to Lima, we decided to limit La Paz to 2 days. A real shame because theres ...

Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Uyuni

A travel blog entry by jkingham

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Uyuni - Update ...

Sucre, Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

Sucre

A travel blog entry by tomclairelorenc

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... over 4000m so needs a 4km runway to allow planes to take off in the thin air). Sucre is the 'constitutional' capital of Bolivia, whatever that means, but there seem to be lots of lawyers offices and it's where the country's best university is, and ...

Joining The 4,000 Metre Club, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Joining The 4,000 Metre Club

A travel blog entry by tdv95

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... across a packed Burger King. I only mention this because of a recent documentary that details the full retreat of McDonald's from Bolivia- never letting facts get in the way of a story, the admiring film makers put this down to Bolivians rejecting the ...

Part III - Oh, those Blockages..., La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Part III - Oh, those Blockages...

A travel blog entry by aporter

... dozen friendly tour agencies and booked ourselves on the next bus north to Lake Titicaca. Well, all good in planning but this is Bolivia. Within minutes of loading up and departing downtown La Paz we hit a road block. This was not a great way to ...

Into the Amazon: Pampas Tour, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Into the Amazon: Pampas Tour

A travel blog entry by kirsty.md

... boat stopped they would plop back into the water). Upstream we stopped for a while to attempt some piranha fishing. It turned into Bolivia 4, UK and Ireland 0. Whilst we mainly fed the fish the meat Marcello was able to catch 4 fish, one I can't remember ...

Sorata to La Paz, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Sorata to La Paz

A travel blog entry by chrissygoes

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... extra petrol while in town. We found out later they sell it at a higher price to neighbouring countries as the petrol prices in Bolivia a lower than every other South American country. So we are in the back of this truck while they´re down a side alley ...

The biggest salt flat in the wooorrrllldd!!, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

The biggest salt flat in the wooorrrllldd!!

A travel blog entry by lallie

 The most terrifying bus journey in the world was how our trip to Uyuni started. Travelling in literally what was a tin can, the three of us were stuck in the bus with a lot of foul smelling locals and a few travellers too which later on in the ...

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