Travel Blogs from Bolivia

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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 ...

Near death experience on Huayna Potosi, Huayna Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Near death experience on Huayna Potosi

A travel blog entry by jonclark2000

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Next day it was back to La Paz for a day of rest and a search around the agencies to find a company to climb Huayna Potosi with. At 6088m (20000ft) this was meant to be one of the best mountains in the world for a beginner to climb. After spending the ...

San Pedro de Atacama and Salar de Uyuni, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

San Pedro de Atacama and Salar de Uyuni

A travel blog entry by krisandmarilyn

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... us and we were anxious to keep moving. Our goal from San Pedro was to book a 4x4 tour through the salt flats of Bolivia ending in the town of Uyuni. There are countless companies offering this tour so we starting checking in to see what each offered. ...

La Paz, Arrivee, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

La Paz, Arrivee

A travel blog entry by bourlingueur

Chose incroyable, nous arrivons a la Paz avec 3h d'avance et pour une fois on aurai prefere le contraire. Bref, il est 6h du matin et nous attendons donc un peu avant d'aller chez Charlotte, une amie de Grenoble qui nous heberge. Elle fait ici son annee ...

Bolivia History, Santa Cruz, Bolivia travel blog

Bolivia History

A travel blog entry by kiwi_surfer

... . Ø 1879, Chile attacked Bolivia and Peru, wanting the minerals, guano and nitrate which were located in the Atacama desert. Bolivia lost its sea access, becoming land locked. Ø 1903, Brazil annexed a huge area of the rubber rich Acre region. Ø ...

Copacabana: Food and Water, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Copacabana: Food and Water

A travel blog entry by whichwaynow2011

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... stomach crippling 24 hour bug for the last day - probably because of this! There are very few supermarkets (not seen one in Bolivia) so everything is bought in little shops or markets. We have found some biscuits we're slightly addicted to - casino mint ...

Sucre, Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

Sucre

A travel blog entry by tphilip75

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... the main square and had our first real Bolivian meal ... they eat a lot here! It was huge, but delicious! The people in Bolivia are really short ... I feel like a giant here! Our tour guide is about 6 foot 4 inchs and sticks out like a sore thumb. ...

Olivia reaches Bolivia, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Olivia reaches Bolivia

A travel blog entry by liv.ltd

To get to Bolivia....or at least somewhere habitable in Bolivia we did a 3 day rattle over the Bolivian dessert and salt flats in the back of a 4x4 accompanied by 2 Scots and a Croat and of course Bolivia - the driver! We started in San Pedro in a ...

Hammock and Swimming Chill Out Day, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Hammock and Swimming Chill Out Day

A travel blog entry by lpringle

Today we had a chilled day in Rurrenabaque before our flight back to La Paz. We went to the pool and the boys bought a ball to play volleyball, where Fred entertained us all with his constant calls of 'ALLENSSSS' as he went for everyone else's balls. We ...

Salar de Uyuni and Sud Lipez, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni and Sud Lipez

A travel blog entry by camille_simon

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We just finished an AMAZING 3-day tour in the Salar de Uyuni (salt flat) and the region of the Sud Lípez. To me, those were the most extreme landscapes we've seen so far. Great, tour, great group, great landscapes, I think I should let the pictures ...

Field Visits to Coroico-Coripata Region, Coroico, Bolivia travel blog

Field Visits to Coroico-Coripata Region

A travel blog entry by rddave

... of Coripata, where we are currently building an office/warehouse for the local coca producers association.  This region of Bolivia is considered a 'traditional' region which means that each farmer is legally allowed to grow a certain amount of coca ...

La ballade de la grotte San Pedro, Sorata, Bolivia travel blog

La ballade de la grotte San Pedro

A travel blog entry by germilie

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Reveil tranquille, aujourd'hui on sort de la ville, direction le petit village de Sorata: En taxi jusqu'a la rue des bus et c'est parti avec les locaux pour 3h30 de trajet ( pour seulement 2euros par personne). On traverse de superbes paysages dont un ...

Potosi and off again, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Potosi and off again

A travel blog entry by vamosbenhoran

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Despite being well tired last night I didn´t get a great sleep.  Potosi is at 4000 metres so breathing is not easy.  I think my body was wondering what the heck was going on and couldn´t fall asleep that naturally. I get up at 8am to check ...

Night bus to Sucre, Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

Night bus to Sucre

A travel blog entry by sebou

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heading to Sucre with a night bus - leaving La Paz at 7pm... more news upon arrival. ...

Dinosaurs and I am the worst human being on earth, Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

Dinosaurs and I am the worst human being on earth

A travel blog entry by jogo

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Der Tag beginnt um 8.30 Uhr. Gegen 9.30 Uhr möchte ich den Dinsaurier-Truck nehmen, aber bis um 10.00 Uhr taucht kein Truck auf. Ich beschließe Frühstücken zu gehen und setzte mich in ein kleines Cafe und schaue nach draussen. Bereits beim reingehen ...

Bolivia- La Paz, The Wild Rover and The Amazon, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Bolivia- La Paz, The Wild Rover and The Amazon

A travel blog entry by samantha.miller

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... did try and do something cultural and head to the coca/cocaine museum which was meant to tell us about the history of cocaine in Bolivia. After getting lost and the boys saying it was a waste of time we abandoned this attempt and headed back to the bar. ...

¡Que Rico, Coroico!, Coroico, Bolivia travel blog

¡Que Rico, Coroico!

A travel blog entry by ianandfinola

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At the end of a long days cycling, Finola and I waited a short while for a taxi to take us on to Coroico, where we would spend a couple of nights before heading on to Rurrenabaque. We joined forces with five South Africans from our "Death Road" cycle ...

bolivia you can do better, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

bolivia you can do better

A travel blog entry by jessmargaret

We have officially arrived in country number 2! Not much to report on this one, but here we go...We got to copacabana and basically lazed around, shopping and eating! yesssssss. We met a british/irish couple and went out for some drinks with them that ...

El Gran Poder, festival a La Paz, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

El Gran Poder, festival a La Paz

A travel blog entry by sebchant

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Coming ...

Bolivia - Days 7 , 8 and 9, Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

Bolivia - Days 7 , 8 and 9

A travel blog entry by soummo

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... town called Tarabuco, about 65 km southeast of Sucre where you have the famous Sunday market, which features high-quality ``artesania`` from Bolivia. I am now going to go to a travel agency to buy a plane ticket from Sucre to Sta Cruz for my flight ...

Moving on, Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

Moving on

A travel blog entry by missemilygray

Finally left Potosi today after delaying the evil moment of getting back on the road as long as possible! Went to the hospital to say goodbye to David and Kaitlin - I will miss them! but David's dad arrives from Canada tomorrow so I know they will be OK ...

Butch Cassidy eat your heart out!, Tupiza, Uyuni and Salar de Uyuni tour, Bolivia travel blog

Butch Cassidy eat your heart out!

A travel blog entry by billyandtrav

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... , a splash-out I think was justified!!). Tour 2, The Salar del Uyuni tour is the most famous and popular in Bolivia. 4 days in a jeep travelling around the most remote and beautiful scenery imaginable (actually it was not imaginable as there is ...

Lazy days..., Samaipata, Bolivia travel blog

Lazy days...

A travel blog entry by dianeontheroad

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After a very lazy day sunbathing and chatting with a very entertaining Irish guy called Tony and a Dutch girl he was travelling with, the Russian guys informed me that evening that they'd changed their minds about the tour and wanted to cut it down to ...

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