Hacienda Villa del Sol

Av. La Florida, La Paz, Bolivia | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from La Paz

The World's Highest Capital City

A travel blog entry by the5wynns

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... that we have experienced in La Paz. We left at 4pm for one of the most bizarre experiences, nearly indescribable, a Cholita wrestling match. The fighting Cholitas are indigenous women, with typical braided hair, wearing bowler hats and multilayered skirts into the ring. The matches were between women, men and women and even the referees got into the fight. There did not seem to be any rules prohibiting the use of weapons, including ladders, chairs and fist-fulls of ...

La Paz and The Death Road

A travel blog entry by mel_chris

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... The two guides warned us that the local ladies selling produce, who are dressed in top hats, shawls and gathered velvet skirts, can get very upset if their picture is taken. It was suggested that we should ask if it was ok to take a picture. After several alleys of market stalls, I built up the confidence to ask one lady who was proudly propped up behind mounds of fruit. Politely, I lifted my camera and said 'puedo' (can I?) and showed her my ...

Sky High

A travel blog entry by -ninavale-

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... facili vette al mondo oltre i 6000 metri. Ecco, come abbiamo scoperto più tardi, "facile" non è proprio l'aggettivo che più si addice a questa montagna; forse "accessibile" la descrive meglio.
Il primo giorno siamo partiti alle sei di mattina per evitare il blocco totale del traffico nella città organizzato dagli autisti dei minibus in sciopero: siamo stati molto felici di non assistere a quella che credo sia stata un'autentica fine del mondo, considerando il fatto che il traffico è ...

La Paz, Bolivia 14th - 17th & 21st - 24th Jan

A travel blog entry by fae-neilvsworld

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... s tour. She will now travel with us a for a few days which will be nice!


Highlights

Death Road

This is the famous road that goes 60km downhill and countless people have died on it. The road is now closed to traffic and only the mountain bike tours go down it, much safer but still scary!

We got all kitted up in the morning with helmets & gloves etc and then headed in a van to the start of the ride at 4900m. It ...

2 more! 2 more!! 2 more!!!

A travel blog entry by pkgregoire

... our rings. Both Paul and I made one ring and our guide made another one for me as well. Paul made his all by himself and that is why I got two because originally our guide was making one for both of us. It was amazing what sandpaper, and the sand from the ground and your palm can do. The rings became so shinny and smooth once we were done!

After ring making we got back into the boat and headed home. Our 2hr trip from before took only an ...

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