Travel Blogs from Bolivia

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Ride em cowboy!, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Ride em cowboy!

A travel blog entry by kateharland

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We did a silly thing whilst booking the bus to Tupiza and went with the cheapest, earliest option. We ended up with back row seats in the middle with nothing to lean on for sleep during the 8 hour night ride. I also ended up with a smelly child on my lap ...

Halloween mash up, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Halloween mash up

A travel blog entry by pavandsim

After a nights sleep in which i partook in a spue relay with another guest, curry didn't sit well. We both awoke feeling the effects of Bolivian jungle food and spent the day getting it through the system. By evening we were feeling ready for a few ...

Sucre, Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

Sucre

A travel blog entry by jorgen_anne

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... the area, the Spanish, the Incas, the Tiwanakau, etc. Very interesting. Also, Anne Marie is now a celebrity in Bolivia!! She was picked from hundreds of students to appear in tourist brochures published by the government. The campaign was to ...

La Paz III, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

La Paz III

A travel blog entry by lisa_and_paul

... ; This was good, as we wanted to get out again straight away, and all the buses left at about 8.00.  For some reason, in Bolivia all the buses to any destination leave at the same time.  Anyway, we made it in time to catch the onward bus, and ...

New group, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

New group

A travel blog entry by amyabroad

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Feeling better today, but still taking it easy.  Spent some time on the hotel computer, updating this blog and then went for a walk to check out the market on a normal day.  It was much busier than on Sunday!  Today is the last day of my ...

The highest lake in the world, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

The highest lake in the world

A travel blog entry by jamiecaroline

... to us fully never mind we are now in Copacabana and home of Lake Titicaca the worlds highest lake...We are to learn soon that Bolivia has a lot of "the highest, the biggest, the oldest...etc". On arrival we were herded into the Hotel Colonial (50b ...

Lake Titicaca, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Lake Titicaca

A travel blog entry by b-squared

Copacabana ...

Potosi, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Potosi

A travel blog entry by midgesrtw

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... where we had to buy gifts for the miners like soft drinks, cigarettes, coca leaves etc. It is also the only place in Bolivia (and probably the world) were you can buy dynamite over the counter. Midge didn't waste any opportunities to buy some for a later ...

San Miguel, San Miguel, Bolivia travel blog

San Miguel

A travel blog entry by ianandfinola

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... he is orginally from Papua New Guinea and was a Franciscan Missionary. What was this Priest doing in the back of beyond in Bolivia? Unfortunately his shyness quickly took him away so we never found out his story.  However, we were replaced ...

Ciaran's Last Stand!, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Ciaran's Last Stand!

A travel blog entry by ownio

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[Owen] So after the Death Road on Wednesday back we came to La Paz and the Wild Rover for more of the same – boozing and partying.  Wednesday night after the Death Road we drank with some of the group who had been on our trip with us ...

San Pedro Prison, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

San Pedro Prison

A travel blog entry by ownio

... ; lovely, friendly guy.  We also met the former president of the Senate (who was expected to be the next president of Bolivia but was arrested on conspiracy / corruption charges) as well as 2 police generals who tried to steal 5 million.  There ...

Arond the lake into a ghost town on the border...., Sallapata, Bolivia travel blog

Arond the lake into a ghost town on the border....

A travel blog entry by courtrand

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... stuff from the US and they were all so thrilled.  We had trouble finding our way out of the town and over the border with Bolivia - there of course were no signs but the locals pointed us to a path out of town which was the "road" to Bolivia.   ...

Bolivian Border Crossing, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Bolivian Border Crossing

A travel blog entry by ashimelda

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... pick up our bags and then walk through the border on foot. A different bus was waiting for us on the other side. Bolivia also seemed much sunnier for some reason. We then journeyed on to the archeological site of Tiwanaka. This is the religious site ...

A road of hell, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

A road of hell

A travel blog entry by adventurescot

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... then realized that cars were going around it through the grass. It was just madness. Finally we got through customs and headed into Bolivia. My first impression of Bolivia was "what a dump this place is" and sure enough it is. The good news was ...

From Argentina to Bolivia and the Salt Plains, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

From Argentina to Bolivia and the Salt Plains

A travel blog entry by ambersmith1978

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... we are now in Uyuni until tomorrow when we take a bus to Potosi (Wednesday) then a bus to La Paz overnight, arriving Thursday. Bolivia is indeed a crazy place as friends have told us before we came, but its a great and unique kind of crazy that we ...

Thirteen Snow-Caps and Altitude Sickness, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Thirteen Snow-Caps and Altitude Sickness

A travel blog entry by ecsflemings

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... ruins of the Tiwanaku civilization which lived there from 700 BC to 1200 AD. The decendants of these people became the Aymara people of Bolivia today. It was interesting to see how they appeared to have a 24 hour clock, 365 day year, 7 day week and know ...

Death Road and Curry, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Death Road and Curry

A travel blog entry by dave-baker

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... Doncaster called Rich, who I shared a few beers with and then went to The Star Of India for a ruby.  Chicken Jalfrezi in Bolivia, happy days, although the garlic naan was like a pizza strangely. All in all, the Death Road is safer than the ...

Last stop in Bolivia, Santa Cruz, Bolivia travel blog

Last stop in Bolivia

A travel blog entry by missemilygray

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Landed in sweltering Santa Cruz this morning, having successfully got away from the hostel in Sucre without my vandalism of the bathroom lock being discovered. The most exciting thing about being here is that my hostel has 2 resident toucans, who are ...

The markets of La Paz, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

The markets of La Paz

A travel blog entry by danasv

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My new Canadian friend Patricia and I had decided to have a go at the walking tour of La Paz found in the Lonely Planet guide book. It started by walking up Sagernaga (the street I had stayed on at the end of my tour). Today the street was jam packed ...

Bloody Bolivian Blockades, Cochabamba, Bolivia travel blog

Bloody Bolivian Blockades

A travel blog entry by liv.ltd

We arrived in Chochabamba at some God foresaken hour in a bus designed for people with no legs and sindows that when shut were not shut! Lukily we managed to get a connecting bus to La Paz and we patted each other on the back for being so ...

Salar de Uyuni & Bolivia's SW Lunar Landscape, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni & Bolivia's SW Lunar Landscape

A travel blog entry by benandlindsey

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... where the Borax is used to make plates, cups and other random household products. This situation is not uncommon in Bolivia where other South American countries (and some international companies) exploit the raw resources from Bolivia and then prosper in ...

Salar de Uyuni - Dreamland!, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salar de Uyuni - Dreamland!

A travel blog entry by nloon

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What an excellent tour!!! We are so glad we paid the bit extra and went with Red Planet, everything was great about it, our guide, group, food, hostels and of course all of the amazing things we saw along the way. On the first day we went to the train ...

4x4 trip to the Salir de Uyuni salt plains, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

4x4 trip to the Salir de Uyuni salt plains

A travel blog entry by david-collie

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... . He`s also meeting Jamie (girl) who´s coming out this Friday. We took a bus to Tupiza, the "Wild West" of Bolivia.    The whole trip was amazing, no words can describe it. Please see the photos! ...

Tupiza, the Wild West of Bolivia, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Tupiza, the Wild West of Bolivia

A travel blog entry by david-collie

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... him into a daze. They didn´t seem to like each other so we had to keep them apart. I don´t think the safety standards in Bolivia are the same as those in England when it comes to horse riding. Would they let you gallop on your first time? We found it ...

La Paz, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

La Paz

A travel blog entry by bradandsandi

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Temporary ...

Journée rien à Tupiza, Tupiza, Bolivia travel blog

Journée rien à Tupiza

A travel blog entry by bourlingueur

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Le mot d'ordre du jour, ne rien faire et profiter de l'hotel. Après avoir rentabilisé à fond le petit dej à volonté, nous retournons nous coucher pour regarder la télé. Puis nous sortons un peu ville, faisons le tour des marchés locaux très ...

First taste of Bolivia, Santa Cruz, Bolivia travel blog

First taste of Bolivia

A travel blog entry by sanjay17

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Day 1 My reason for flying to Santa Cruz was that im going to meet Simon, Chris and Helen in La Paz around the 1st September so I did not want to fly there then have to go back to the same place 3 times. Come to think about it, i probably should ...

In the jungle the mighty jungle aaah weeeee..., Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

In the jungle the mighty jungle aaah weeeee...

A travel blog entry by mhistie

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I have been given the task of writing this section as Duncan feels it might come over as a wee bit negative otherwise. The jungle (you've all seen the photos) really didn't agree with him. This was all Duncs managed: mealtimes sharing with ...

Peru re-visited, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Peru re-visited

A travel blog entry by sweetmochigirl

Although we`ve left Peru, I thought I`d give you all some interesting hi-lights or should I say low-lights of Peru that I had remembered along the way: 1. Fake money - Yes, we had been duped with fake Peruvian soles. We had not realised how common ...

Little Mountain Refuge, Samaipata, Bolivia travel blog

Little Mountain Refuge

A travel blog entry by blownaway

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... mee! Gelukig zijn de prijzen redelijk dus konden we het makkelijk een weekje uithouden. Samaipata is een van de 'hippy hangouts' van Bolivia en het is dus niet zo vreemd dat het ons wel beviel. Het ligt op slechts 1750m boven de zeespiegel. Dit maakt het ...

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