Travel Blogs from Bolivia

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Beach holidays in a land-locked country, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Beach holidays in a land-locked country

A travel blog entry by jessandian

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Some may call it careless, some may say unfortunate, whatever you call it Bolivia has lost all its coastline and is now land-locked. Which leaves the question, where do you go for a beach holiday ?? The answer for Bolivians is Copacabana - certainly ...

Journey to the City in the Sky, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Journey to the City in the Sky

A travel blog entry by nickiandal

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What a journey! 33 hours later and we´ve finally arrived, survived the altitude and we are very excited about the next few months... just feel so happy to be travelling! We left the house on Friday evening, got the train to Manchester airport, which was ...

La Cumbre to Coroico and San Pedro jail, Coroico, Bolivia travel blog

La Cumbre to Coroico and San Pedro jail

A travel blog entry by jonclark2000

A days rest and I was ready to go and risk my life again. This time it was mountain biking and I decided to cycle a road the Inter American Development Bank call the worlds most dangerous. In 1994 26 vehicles went over the edge, one every two weeks. In ...

La Paz - Bolivia, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

La Paz - Bolivia

A travel blog entry by gary_cailin

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They make cocaine here. The bus from Cusco to Puno was bad, but it got worse ther next day. After that bus we decided to spend a little more and get a first class bus to La Paz. We were waiting at the station and then it pulls up- a lovely big ...

Sucre, Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

Sucre

A travel blog entry by jamiecaroline

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... the motor racing which was quite cool. Slightly outdated rally cars flying through the streets or into cement bags in some case!!! Bolivia seems to have a never ending thirst for things going on. If its not racing its street bands, blockades, or just ...

Oh La Paz, thou art black, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Oh La Paz, thou art black

A travel blog entry by pavandsim

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... `animal`. Naturally unwritten laws. Long-term the effects are . . . what`s the next level after catastrophic anyone? . . . put simpy, Bolivia would no longer exist. It would simply be an area of the earth where nine million human beings would exist side ...

Ciudad Blanca, Sucre (place holder - no entry yet), Bolivia travel blog

Ciudad Blanca

A travel blog entry by mountaingypsy

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Relaxation, Cloud Forest and Ruins, Samaipata, Bolivia travel blog

Relaxation, Cloud Forest and Ruins

A travel blog entry by jled

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... for the last 14 years, and an Austrian student. Our guide Peter was a fantastic German who’s been living, working and guiding in Bolivia, Peru and Chile for the last 11 years. After an hour and a half in the jeep along dirt "roads" we pulled up, ...

Paa floden, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Paa floden

A travel blog entry by beritmette

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... blev der snakket med de forskellige health promoters og boernene laerte at boerste taender, tand hygiejne er virkeligt et stort problem i Bolivia. Vi saa en masse af de ting vi normalt ser i klinikken og paa hospitalet, men ogsaa nogle forskellige ting ...

vbn bvvcbvc, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

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A travel blog entry by eknoll

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An early return to New Zealand?, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

An early return to New Zealand?

A travel blog entry by kiwi_surfer

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... the logistics of it all. But once again knowing the money goes into the hands of some of the most powerful, dangerous gangs in Bolivia, my Moralistic side kicked into gear and once again my curiosity had to take a back seat. I surprised myself on both ...

Salt Plains, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salt Plains

A travel blog entry by john-and-min

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From Uyuni we did the obligatory Salt Plains tour. Uyuni was like a town out of Mad Max - in the middle of the desert and nobody was around bar a few tourists (we'd come in fairly early). There was like 100 tour operators, which we later learnt did ...

Jacj Cuisi - Day 12, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Jacj Cuisi - Day 12

A travel blog entry by vamosbenhoran

... South London (like me?!) and is a proper seasoned traveller.  John is actually from one of Inti Wara Yassi's other camps in Bolivia but came along to check out this one.  They seem like good guys and should fit well in the camp although it ...

Jacj Cuisi - Day 9, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Jacj Cuisi - Day 9

A travel blog entry by vamosbenhoran

... are turned into cocaine although chewing them obviously doesn't give you any of the affects of cocaine.  They are mainly chewed in Bolivia and Peru and from what I've seen so far its not uncommon to see someone doing this (they look like they ...

High Point of Our Travels, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

High Point of Our Travels

A travel blog entry by jennandpaul

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We spent 4 days in and around La Paz, Bolivia - and we really enjoyed every minute of it.  The guide books advise you to be aware of your surroundings, that thieves prey on tourists (especially at the main bus terminal) and that protests are a part ...

Doing Hard Time, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Doing Hard Time

A travel blog entry by waynekreger

I´m on my way to the musical instrument museum when a man with gold teeth and a leather jacket stops me. He asks the standard "where are you from" stuff, then asks to see my passport. Of course I´m wary, and when he sees my hesitation he pulls out a ...

No better name for this island!, Isla del Sol, Bolivia travel blog

No better name for this island!

A travel blog entry by ian-sue

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The sun has been following us around for 2 days. So hot and bright! No wonder they named it the Sun island! But also because the legend tells that the god Viracocha created the Sun and the Moon here. So of course we went to see where this "happened". ...

My Birthday!  Uyuni Salt Lakes, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

My Birthday! Uyuni Salt Lakes

A travel blog entry by salsals

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... dinner, where Freddie announced that his birthday present from his parents was money to go out for a nice meal.  Well we were in Bolivia so the money actually meant we all had huge dinner of pizza, and then went to the cactus bar and drank all night, ...

Apart Hotel Violetta's, Cochabamba, Bolivia travel blog

Apart Hotel Violetta's

A travel blog entry by gkosaras

... , close to El Prado in a calm area of the city. The Violetta's Apart Hotel offers comfortable and fully equipped apartments for your stay in Cochabamba, Bolivia on business or vacation. You can make a reservation through this site: Bolivia Travel ...

Life on Bolivian Time, Cochabamba, Bolivia travel blog

Life on Bolivian Time

A travel blog entry by 3967miles

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... and I met our teacher Vivian.  She will be teaching two classes: Politics and Civil Society (with a focus on Bolivia) and Global Citizenship.  Vivian is from Bolivia but actually attended graduate school in Nashville, Tennessee.  She is ...

Underground, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Underground

A travel blog entry by colmandliz

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We'd heard on our travels that Bolivia was not known for it's health and safety standards. We'd heard of unpaved roads that wind through mountain ranges and over sheer cliff faces, the world's most dangerous road (which you cycle down!), the world's most ...

La Paz, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

La Paz

A travel blog entry by mercakriko

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Bonjour à tous! Nous voilà enfin à La Paz.  Dès notre arrivée, notre priorité était évidemment de trouver un hôtel.  Nous en avons trouvé un au centre-ville nommée La Vallee.  Nos chambres, au 3e et 4e étage, étaient ...

The One Where we Partied in The Desert, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

The One Where we Partied in The Desert

A travel blog entry by 3trippers

Servus!! In Uyuni angekommen, die bis jetzt mit abstand haesslichste Stadt die wir bis jetzt gesehen haben, sind wir schnell in ein Tour-Buero gegangen, da sich ein gewaltiger Sandsturm angenaehert hat. Wir waren zusammen mit einem Deutschen, 2 ...

Crossing into Bolivia, Villazon, Bolivia travel blog

Crossing into Bolivia

A travel blog entry by aporter

... I found ourselves in the border town of La Quiaca. With little difficulty we proceeded across customs into our next home, Bolivia. Bolvia's border town, Villazon, was larger than I expected, but was still not worth spending any time at; with ...

La Paz´s mange ansigter, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

La Paz´s mange ansigter

A travel blog entry by beritmette

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Hej Allesammen Saa er det tid til endnu en lille beretning fra den pulserende storby La Paz. Vi har endelig endelig faaet vores bagage, saa tak til alle der krydsede fingre (mest tak fra Mette, der havde en lille taske med kun det aller mest ...

In the jungle, Part 2, Villa Tunari, Bolivia travel blog

In the jungle, Part 2

A travel blog entry by colleensouness

...  there will be no more buses today because there is a blockade further down the road, but maybe tomorrow.. ¨No pasar! Dis is Bolivia!¨ he laughed loudly   3.  no one else has heard of any blockade yet 4.  we are ...

Bolivia Here I Come!, Vilazon, Bolivia travel blog

Bolivia Here I Come!

A travel blog entry by ronamayk

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... a time when the good life stops and the time to suffer comes - the time to dill with the real world is here - Bolivia here I come!!! Well, I'm just kidding :) half kidding... Argentina and Chile were like home to me in the last 3 month and it was ...

Busfahrten in Boliva / bus drives in Bolivia, Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

Busfahrten in Boliva / bus drives in Bolivia

A travel blog entry by jogo

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... went into the museum for folklore, where different masks were shown which were / are used for dances and festivals in Bolivia, e.g. a cat head (not a real cat). Unfortunately I was not allowed to take any pictures in the museums. Despite the beautiful ...

The Bolivian Jungle, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

The Bolivian Jungle

A travel blog entry by hoopsanddrano

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5 days, 4 nights in hot, sweaty monkey land! We spent the first half of the trip in the jungle and the second half in the pampas, the waterlogged flood plains of the jungle. The trip was incredible - lots of jungle walks with a guide who taught us ...

Paratroopin', La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Paratroopin'

A travel blog entry by astralcars

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... was a business day, we are trying to get a lot of stuff done we need to do and La Paz is the only place in Bolivia you can do anything! We've booked a bus for Copacabana for tomorrow morning at 7:15-8:00. Times are never very accurate here. Our ticket ...

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