Challapata, Bolivia

Travel Blogs from Challapata

Challapata Travel Blogs (6)
Road Blocks, Protests, Parties & Parades, Challapata, Bolivia travel blog

Road Blocks, Protests, Parties & Parades

A travel blog entry by lynanddon


Our guide in Uyuni, Bolivia.said that it wouldn't be Bolivia if there weren't road blocks, protests, meetings, parties and parades. So far we had experienced parties and parades in La Paz, but today it was all about road blocks and protests! We were on ...

A Meal We Won

A Meal We Won't Soon Forget!

A travel blog entry by jdswed


    It took two hours for us to clear the traffic in La Paz. The city is not laid out in an easy manner as you sometimes travel north to go south as the road needs to switch back often to gain altitiud. Using the sun as some guidance gets us ...

The Altiplano, Challapata, Bolivia travel blog

The Altiplano

A travel blog entry by char_y

... life in the region, without the influx of tourists (as I experienced in Uyuni). We also enjoyed walking round Challapata itself, though by then the kids had found the sport of getting the gringos with their waterpistols and waterbombs, as ...

Day 88/164: Stage 69 Oruro to Challapata 132km, Challapata, Bolivia travel blog

Day 88/164: Stage 69 Oruro to Challapata 132km

A travel blog entry by sueshuttleworth


... I have to climb any steps or up a hill of any sort.  Once again, very hot by the time we cycled into Challapata - followed the defunct railway line for the last part of the ride.  Read an exert about how the railways caused economic problems to ...