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La Paz

A travel blog entry by phillipsquared


... just outside of La Paz, the site is thought to be one of the most important ruins which predate the Inca Empire. The site was in use between 300BC and 1000 AD and was discovered accidentally while searching for the Inca Capital. Today is the 21st of June and winter Solstice, which is the first day of the Aymara new year. This meant that a huge ritual had taken place at Tiwanaku in the morning. Lots of Bolivians and tourists go to the site to celebrate the New Year and ...

Best go for the hairy llama foetus

A travel blog entry by philandmups


... is in the centre of town in one of the main squares. There are only around 10 to 15 guards (for 1,500 inmates) at any time and they are only on the outside manning the front door. The inside is run by the prisoners (mostly drug traffickers and those guilty of corruption) with shops and full service restaurants, and the prisoners' families actually live in there with them. Up until recently tourists could take an unofficial (and technically illegal) ...

La Paz again

A travel blog entry by littleal


Because I was a bit more cultured on this visit, this post may turn out to be just full of weird but hopefully interesting facts about Bolivia, mire reminiscent of a history lesson than a travel blog, but here we go...I went on the city tour this time around, an interesting tour where we learnt a few things about the city and culture, some of the strangest I am going to relay here, starting with the prison relayed in shocking bullet points, otherwise ...

La Paz Walking Tour

A travel blog entry by lpringle

... had dinner up in the hostel bar and then had a hilarious big pre drinks in the room whilst two poor brazikians tried to sleep, and at midnight it was Fred's birthday! We got carried away and were still in the hostel at 2am and a lot of people ended up falling asleep. Me and Jo were up for heading out so we persuaded Tom and Steve and then managed to rope in Diego and B-ry too, so the 6 of us went for funny night out in La Paz until ...

La Paz

A travel blog entry by joeandmez


... in Cusco.

There would be no drinking or partying this night however due to the activity that most of the group had organised themselves for the following free day they had.

Against official recommendations of our tour group and against most governments travel warnings most of the group were going to mountain bike down Bolivia's Death Road. If any of the guys were hung-over or tired Tony ...

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