Travel Blogs from Bolivia

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The Inca Trail (Peru and Bolivia), La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

The Inca Trail (Peru and Bolivia)

A travel blog entry by twittg

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... ] propane tanks blocking the road. I'm not sure if this was some sort of protest or them just wanting their propane tanks filled. Bolivia has a lot of political protests. I went back to the same hostel and just after getting there it started to rain. I ...

Bonus day in Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, Bolivia travel blog

Bonus day in Santa Cruz

A travel blog entry by idarich

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... countryside around Santa Cruz... even so a few of their kids and babies we saw looked decidedly inbred! So this afternoon it´s "Adios Bolivia" as we board the train to the border with Brazil. This is a good time to reflect on what we´ve experienced ...

Three of the most unforgettable days of our trip, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Three of the most unforgettable days of our trip

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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... mentioned in our previous entry finding a reliable tour operator to the salt flats can be as challenging as a finding a Mc Donald's in Bolivia. Since we were planning on taking the tour over Christmas we wanted to be sure we wouldn't be eating raw turkey ...

Worship The Sun, Copacabana and Isla Del Sol, Bolivia travel blog

Worship The Sun

A travel blog entry by irax

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... began to worship the sun here as well. I left on the boat in the early afternoon and was back in Touristy Copacabana before I knew it. I was only staying here one night before making my dash for Peru, time to say goodbye to Bolivia after about 3 ...

La Paz, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

La Paz

A travel blog entry by jag

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La Paz the worlds highest capital at 3660m, had a really dramatic entry as it is plopped into a massive chasm, with the suburbs clinging to the sides of the canyon´s lip. There is a massive urban sprawl inbetween the sides of the canyon. There wasn´t a ...

A Little Off The Beaten Track, Coroico, Bolivia travel blog

A Little Off The Beaten Track

A travel blog entry by sylviajason

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We were the only two foreigners in the minibus headed for Coroico. The driver sped uphill with little regard for the road condition or the vehicle's future, never mind the passengers' comfort.  As we approached the road changed from dirt to ...

Dennis the Menace, Altoa Town, Bolivia travel blog

Dennis the Menace

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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After a great nights sleep we were greeted at the breakfast table by Clementine with pancakes for breakfast. Yum Yum. This gave us the energy kick we'd need to hike up to the mirador (viewing point) of the Tunupa Volcano. Driving through a few farms ...

Bites, Bikes and Buses, Part I :, Bolivia travel blog

Bites, Bikes and Buses

A travel blog entry by littleaitch

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... state. My exit speed from the mine was officially recorded as 300% faster than my entry speed. Daylight never looked so good. Bolivia then managed to rival Kiefer Sutherlands 24 hours. Unlike Kiefer, I am hoping that I never have to repeat them and ...

Bolivia's Capital Sucre & The Molly Crisis, Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

Bolivia's Capital Sucre & The Molly Crisis

A travel blog entry by themurphys

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...   your not interested...heee (I wouldnt be interested if I hadnt been there...heee - feel free to stop reading..hee) Bolivia has 2 capital cities - Sucre is the main capital as it is the constitutional and judicial city for Bolivia while La Paz is ...

I Can Swim Faster Than This, Isle de Sol, Bolivia travel blog

I Can Swim Faster Than This

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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Our second day in Copacabana saw us up early boarding a boat for Isle de Sol (Island of the Sun). The sneaky tour lady told us there was only one boat going that day so we booked and paid to ensure a place. In actual fact there were lots of boats all ...

Biking the World's Most Dangerous Road to Coroico, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

Biking the World's Most Dangerous Road to Coroico

A travel blog entry by rickwastaken

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... ways to separate you from your money while on buses). Anyway, if you run into a Deitleheim (or something similar) while traveling through Bolivia, you'll know where that came from. Back to Deder and his plans. I found out he would be biking down the ...

Flat Flat Flat, Salt Plains, Bolivia travel blog

Flat Flat Flat

A travel blog entry by shaunduvall

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Monday 16th May 2005 Arrive In Uyuni at 2.30am, and get to a very basic hotel to sleep. waking at 9am to catch our tour, though as per usual we hang around for a few hours. Into the 4WD, with two danish, one french, one swiss, and our local guide, ...

Sunburnt on Isla del Sol, Copacabana and Isla del Sol, Bolivia travel blog

Sunburnt on Isla del Sol

A travel blog entry by idarich

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... over the high Altiplano and through the bustling new city of El Alto, we dropped down into the dramatic canyon in which Bolivia's high-altitude (3,640m) capital is situated. Tucked into this 'bowl', the city has many steep and winding backstreets. During ...

Sucre, Sucre, Bolivia travel blog

Sucre

A travel blog entry by irax

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Sorry for the delay in writing this entry! I´ll skip it in the meantime and write about it in June, I´ll add a link back here at that time. I´ll also write about my time in the Salar de Uyuni and Potosí at that point, what can I say? I´ve been ...

Potosí, Potosí, Bolivia travel blog

Potosí

A travel blog entry by irax

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Sorry for the delay in writing this entry! I´ll skip it in the meantime and write about it in June, I´ll add a link back here at that time. Cheers for ...

End of Tour, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

End of Tour

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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I leave the tour with mixed emotions... I´m going to miss the friendship and guidance of my new mate Julio, along with the company of the group... but on the other hand, I´m looking forward to regaining the flexibility associated with independent ...

The Original Copacabana, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

The Original Copacabana

A travel blog entry by andy_jillian

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... , do as the South Americans!!! The hostel was quite nice, and we got a private room with a gorgeous view over Copacabana Beach (Bolivia!) and Lake Titikaka. We dined well, again, for next to nothing and had a lovely stroll around the pretty town, up ...

City In A Bowl, La Paz, Bolivia travel blog

City In A Bowl

A travel blog entry by sylviajason

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The road out of Copacabana wound up and down the steep hillsides. Seatbelts were nowhere to be found, making the tight corners with precipitous drops even more jarring.  We couldn't go fast in the big bus, but the driver cut every corner, risking ...

A long walk along the Island of the Sun, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

A long walk along the Island of the Sun

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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We were up at 7am today to be ready for our trip to Isla Del Sol. We handed our key in as they needed us to change rooms tonight. This was not a problem for us as we are out most of the day and they will move our bags for us. At about 8.30am our ferry ...

Island of the sun, Isla del Sol, Bolivia travel blog

Island of the sun

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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There are hordes of tourist agencies offering tours to Isla de Sol in Copacabana but the cheapest is simply to catch a morning boat to the north of the island and then make your way to the southern port before the afternoon departure back to Copacabana. ...

Lakes And Volcanoes, Laguna Colorada, Bolivia travel blog

Lakes And Volcanoes

A travel blog entry by sylviajason

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With a big day ahead we were up at 5:30 for a 6:00 breakfast and 6:30 departure. The two new recruits needed a couple of extra knocks on the door, but before we knew it we were flying down rocky dirt roads frequented by llamas and vicunas.  'Bongo ...

Flamingos and crazy rocks formation, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Flamingos and crazy rocks formation

A travel blog entry by erriuc

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Flamingos and crazy rocks ...

Altiplano - Lagunas, Deserts and Salares, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Altiplano - Lagunas, Deserts and Salares

A travel blog entry by andanddan

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... and set off on our three-day trip. A couple of hours later, having duly completed the border control formalities, we entered Bolivia and ascended up to the altiplano, as flat sandy deserts gave way to steep hillsides. When we reached the pretty Laguna ...

A Four Day Foray into Bolivia, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

A Four Day Foray into Bolivia

A travel blog entry by thymeoff

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... of San Pedro de Atacama, but we were also intrigued by signs for 4WD jeep adventure tours to the Salt Flats of Southwest Bolivia. After some investigation we found that a four-day organized tour, including accommodation and meals, was only US$90. How ...

Salt Flat adventure, Uyuni, Bolivia travel blog

Salt Flat adventure

A travel blog entry by tracy_coward

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We spent three days in jeeps crossing the Altiplano and Salt Flats of Bolivia. The journey was spectacular, multi coloured lagoons, strange rock formations and huge expanses of desert. We drove out of San Pedro and crossed the border into Bolivia, the ...

Into Bolivia!, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Into Bolivia!

A travel blog entry by you_know_zo

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... no pictures and no information...!   We got up early again and headed for the bus station to go to Copacabana in Bolivia, and bumped into most of the people we met in Cusco... which worked out brilliantly, because once we got through the ...

Inti Wara Yassi, Villa Tunari, Bolivia travel blog

Inti Wara Yassi

A travel blog entry by alexndean

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... Cuchi) and the people we have met but we will definitely be in touch with some of them! And if you are passing through Bolivia it is definitely worth checking out. Dean: In the same way that Alex decided to stay with the birds for the whole two weeks ...

I´ve An Inking Of An Idea, Santa Cruz, Bolivia travel blog

I´ve An Inking Of An Idea

A travel blog entry by irax

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Farah and I arrived in Santa Cruz on the Tuesday morning, back in proper tropics. Santa Cruz is fairly close to sea level and this is my first time back in the tropics since I left Singapore. How I missed it! Driving in the taxi towards to center of town ...

Beautiful Lake Titikaka, Copacabana, Bolivia travel blog

Beautiful Lake Titikaka

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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30.1.10 Saturday 30th January we awoke to thunder and rain. The elevator in our hotel was still broken. It was a dull dreary rainy morning and only 6 degrees. We had the long haul from the 6th floor to take our luggage down to the car park. I have to ...

The highest city in the world, Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

The highest city in the world

A travel blog entry by alinmattrtw2005

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Potosi was our second stop in Bolivia, we took a night bus from La Paz which we both expected be horrendous and it turned out to be one of the best buses we have taken! Although the bus was comfy we did not sleep so well and when we arrived at our chosen ...

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