Travel Blogs from Bolivia

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Cravings, Corruption and Near-Death Experiences, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Cravings, Corruption and Near-Death Experiences

A travel blog entry by tombarker

... from society for in the first place, producing and selling drugs. All this is made possible thanks to the depressed economy of Bolivia where being a prison guard is one of the most sought-after jobs in Bolivia because of all the money to be made in ...

A totally OUT OF THIS WORLD experience!, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

A totally OUT OF THIS WORLD experience!

A travel blog entry by adelecarroll

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... military, no fences and no walls. Bolivian border control! Unbelievable! So now I'm stamped in and I am officially in Bolivia! Woooo! After a hearty breakfast at the border provided by our tour operator Cordillera Travel we embarked upon our 4x4 journey. ...

Highest city in the world, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Highest city in the world

A travel blog entry by dianeontheroad

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After a reasonable night's sleep, I headed off to explore Potosi, the world's highest city at around 4,000m altitude and at one time the world's richest city due to the abundance of silver which was exploited by the conquistadores. The Lonely Planet ...

Amazing Bolivia, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Amazing Bolivia

A travel blog entry by los2gringos

This is one of the big milestones of our trip - the 3 day trip from San Pedro de Atacama to Uyuni, Bolivia, in a 4x4. Laura, my cousin, did this trip before and after seeing her pictures and hearing the stories, we knew that this trip would be a must. ...

Work and Play in La Paz, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Work and Play in La Paz

A travel blog entry by rddave

... neighborhood of Calacoto (where I'm staying).  San Miguel, Calacoto's downtown is somewhat of the Beverly Hills or Manhattan of Bolivia but that would be a bit of a stretch as it doesn't come anywhere near comparing to the aforementioned ...

Rurrenabaque Pampas Tour - Day 1, Rurrenabaque, Bolivia travel blog

Rurrenabaque Pampas Tour - Day 1

A travel blog entry by lpringle

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Today our still going strong group of 9, with the new additions of Jo and Rach, filled 11 out of 18 seats on the tiny Amazonas plane to Rurrenabaque. You had to crouch to walk down the isle of the plane and it was one seat on either side of the isle, ...

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 ...

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