Travel Blogs from Sucre, Bolivia

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Silver and White Bolivia, Potosi and Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

Silver and White Bolivia

A travel blog entry by alyssaginsburg

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... Salar tour.  Like I’ve said, the backpacker world is small!  We had some chocolate cake (Sucre is the chocolate capital of Bolivia), said goodbye to our new friends, fought with the nasty owner of our Hostel (Veracruz) for overstaying our ...

Salt to Sugar!!, Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

Salt to Sugar!!

A travel blog entry by ksmc04

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Hola Amgios (again), We are now in Sucre which was the former capital of Bolivia, & some say still is. What a contrast to the desert & salt plains that we have just been thru to get here, from 4x4 to tar roads......with plenty of rock slides on them!! ...

Hola from the other side of the lake, Copacobana, Bolivia travel blog

Hola from the other side of the lake

A travel blog entry by carincowell

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Hey all, Hope you had a lovely weekend. Just had quite an exciting morning crossing the Peru/Bolivia border. I took a bus but you have to get off and walk across the border and then the bus meets you on the other side. So I am now here in Boliva, ...

Sucre, Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

Sucre

A travel blog entry by hibbs

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... walk to Museo de Arte Indigena. The museum is really interesting as it has displays on the different indeginous populations of Bolivia and their different customs, dress and music. There are also big displays of weaving and a couple of women demonstratig ...

Dinosaurs and Dynamite, Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

Dinosaurs and Dynamite

A travel blog entry by vickielizabeth

... marching past in helmets. I asked what was going on and he explaine dthat the miners were protesting, and Sucre being the constitutional capital of Bolivia, they had come here to march. I snuck out of the cafe once the peaceful-looking protesters had ...

Mystery of the week nº 16:, Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

Mystery of the week nº 16:

A travel blog entry by vickielizabeth

What on earth do Bolivian women wear under their skirts to make their bums look so ...

Militaertransport, Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

Militaertransport

A travel blog entry by joe_und_basti

... immerhin vierzig passagiere fasst, und zwei stewardessen in militaeruniform und wohl einen oder zwei piloten, gehts dann auf richtung sucre. wir bekommen sogar essen und kaffee an board, der genuss dieser sachen faellt allerdings schwer, da entweder der ...

Juleaften langt vaek hjemmefra, Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

Juleaften langt vaek hjemmefra

A travel blog entry by elianasiri

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... lige rundt om hjoernet, besluttede vi os for at det nu var tid til at komme lidt i julestemning i den hyggelige by Sucre, hvor vi paa forhaand havde besluttet os at tilbringe juleaften. Med den centrale plads i byen fuldstaendig tildaekket af lyskaeder i ...

Bolivanische Perle, Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

Bolivanische Perle

A travel blog entry by seg_berlin

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... angekommen zu sein. Nur etwa 2,5 Stunden von Potosi mit einem shared taxi ueber eine geteerte Strasse entfernt, liegt Sucre. Die Stadt ist Sitz des boliviansichen Obersten Gerichtshofes und ansonsten voll mit alten kolonialer Bauten. Es ist ausnahmsweise ...

Spanglish 3, Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

Spanglish 3

A travel blog entry by kateharland

... them lunch in the end and a drink each so they were happy even though we didn’t give them much business wearing our sandals! Sucre is situated in a bowl like shape between the mountains, so it is all hills, but the centre is at the bottom. The views ...

Sucre Historical Capital of Bolivia, Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

Sucre Historical Capital of Bolivia

A travel blog entry by egsjr1944

... full of travelers careened around the mountain roads dodging sheep, dogs and people to arrive here in the economic capitol of Bolivia, safely and stirred as well as shaken. Beautiful valleys full of green and trees, so different from the landscapes we ...

Spanish, Spanish, Spanish, Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

Spanish, Spanish, Spanish

A travel blog entry by kirsty.md

... have to lock away your bags, so no photos!). The masks are used at local festivals and the museum as examples from across Bolivia. Some are very rudimentary but others are far more elaborate and have a very European influence! The way the museum is lit ...

The White City, Sucre, Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

The White City, Sucre

A travel blog entry by glassmerchant

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Sucre is the other capital of Bolivia, La Paz is the government seat but somehow Sucre retains its status as the ancient colonial capital. Rigid town planning keeps the historic centre, full of churches and colonial mansions, white. The centre of the ...

Massage, my friend?, Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

Massage, my friend?

A travel blog entry by peterdebelgica

... Uruguay en Chili trekken. Hasta pronto! ------- Early in the morning and after another sleepless and endless busride, we arrived in Sucre, Bolivia's only offical capital. A much smaller and much calmer city than La Paz, its big brother up North.  A ...

Sucre, Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

Sucre

A travel blog entry by hi_from_sa

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Sucre, another colonial city due to the mining potential. With its white buildings it feels even more influenced by colonies than Potosi. We enjoyed a lot the Mercado Central which was opposite our hostel and sold quantities of food for nothing. Breakfast ...

Uyuni, désert de sel, etc., Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

Uyuni, désert de sel, etc.

A travel blog entry by apsara22

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... de ses séjours à Sucre. En tous cas, il n´avait pas des goûts très prolétariens. Le lendemain de notre arrivée à Sucre, nous nous sommes précipités au bureau d´Aero Sur pour acheter des billets d´avion vers La Paz : trois quarts d´heures ...

Dinosaurs Don`t Deserve Donations!, Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

Dinosaurs Don`t Deserve Donations!

A travel blog entry by yelleandjon

... to the view point over the city. A steep walk was rewarded with stunning views and a performance from a boy army... VIVA SUCRE; VIVA BOLIVIA! After wandering around the square, we took a dodgy bus to see the `famous` dinosaur footprints. We were a ...

The White City (aka old capital of Bolivia), Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

The White City (aka old capital of Bolivia)

A travel blog entry by benyclaire

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... week but we were not so lucky as it was grey skies, threatening thunder and lightening. So we saved most of the exploring of Sucre until Wednesday when the sun was shining again :) That night we headed out for a few drinks and a nice meal, determined to ...

Barmy Bolivia, Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

Barmy Bolivia

A travel blog entry by lindsayloub

Stories to ...

Horses And Waterfalls, Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

Horses And Waterfalls

A travel blog entry by rush

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... apparently agreed to go horse riding, so Bjarnhilde a new found Norwegian friend and I set off for a canter through the city of Sucre into the dry wilderness. My faithful stead Hatsu pulled at the reins desperate to be let go and when I did eventually ...

Sucre, Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

Sucre

A travel blog entry by cat3

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... though. Unfortuantely we were in Sucre over Easter weekend.  We watched some of the processions in other parts of Bolivia, and they definitely like the reinactment of Christ´s crucifiction with extra blood and flaggalation.  In Sucre, it ...

All I can think of talking about is the weather, Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

All I can think of talking about is the weather

A travel blog entry by loganandkatie

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... city is really pretty with a lot of parks and things like that.  Basically, if there was one place in Bolivia I would live it would be here in Sucre.  Katie and I have spent pretty much all our time here sitting in parks, which isn´t such a ...

A well deserved rest, Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

A well deserved rest

A travel blog entry by howardino

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OK, firstly may i apologise for it being so long since anything new has appeared on my blog. One word should explain everything - Bolivia! So after the 4 day Salt Flat tour, we stayed one night in Uyuni (nothing much to note, apart from a few days ...

enough enough, Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

enough enough

A travel blog entry by eskimostephie

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ok my body has shouted at me for abusing it so badly. im concerned it might report me to the NAPOB (national association of the preservation of bodies). jo i think you might be out of luck at getting a kidney from me mate, its game over. my liver ...

Reaching a high point, Cordillera Real, Bolivia travel blog

Reaching a high point

A travel blog entry by therasp

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... that I forgot the mountains know how to teach so well. I just got back from a 6 day trek here in the Cordillera Real in Bolivia - one of the highest mountain ranges in the world. For those that have ever been in high altitude, you will understand the ...

Sucre, the heart of Bolivia, Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

Sucre, the heart of Bolivia

A travel blog entry by americantale

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We made a brief stop in Sucre as we´d heard some great things about Bolivia´s constitutional capital. I can tell you that we mainly loved this place becuase it was seriously tranquil, and the hostel we stayed in was one of the nicest in South America so ...

Sucre, Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

Sucre

A travel blog entry by damiankeating

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Before heading to Potosi we decided to take a small detour to Sucre which has a claim to be the capital of Bolivia because the Supreme Court is located there (a war was fought in the 19th century over whether La Paz or Sucre would be the capital and that ...

hangin around with the shoe shine boys, Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

hangin around with the shoe shine boys

A travel blog entry by salkelely

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... than in other areas as well. one other note..... have noticed a real tension associated with being a tourist in bolivia.... because the locals know that they can generally charge tourist way more money than other bolivians they start favoring your ...

Verkehrsprobleme, Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

Verkehrsprobleme

A travel blog entry by joe_und_basti

... lassen uns davon aber nicht abschrecken, versuchen es trotzdem. geht aber nicht, ueberall sind strassensperren, der spass in sucre hat sich noch ausgeweitet. wir gehen erstmal kaffeetrinken und treffen andere urlauber, darunter ein paar aus holland, die ...

The plesant city, Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

The plesant city

A travel blog entry by guitar1515

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