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Bolivia may be one of the poorest countries in South America, but its cultural wealth, the vastly differing Amazonian and Andean landscapes, and the remnants of mysterious ancient civilizations make it a rich and exciting destination if you're looking for more than postcards.

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Isla del Sol, ruinas tiwanakotas: by nortina, Views[80]
 
Camino de las flores en la isla del Sol: by nortina, Views[105]
 
Sin palabras. Ruinas tiwanakotas (preincaicas): by nortina, Views[113]
 
Hermosa techumbre con tejas estilo musleras, Iglesia y Convento Sn Fco, La Paz: by nortina, Views[162]
 
Vista panorámica desde la isla del Sol: by nortina, Views[96]
 
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Bolivia

Sat, 30 Dec 2017 | By emily_witenden | Views [178]

Gab and I were up early to begin our seperate journeys..me to Bolivia to volunteer and gab to Ecuador via bogota. Up at 4.30am we shared an uber with a girl from the hostel that was also randomly on gabs flight..I checked in ok but, being South America, ... Read more >

Back to Bolivia

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 | By kevco | Views [182]

Further Adventures of the Bunbling Turisto Back to Bogota 8/11/2017 It was a rainy day in South Florida when my buddy Leo drove me to the train station. From there it was a brief hour and change to the Miami airport where the locals seemed ... Read more >

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Kidnapped and Robbed in Bolivia

Mon, 9 Jan 2017 | By uncannyathena | Views [306]

It was such a perfect day. I had been in South America for two weeks. I was averaging 13 miles walked/hiked a day and was generally at 9000 ft or higher above sea level. I was tired tired tired and although it was November, it had been cold and even ... Read more >

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Bolivia 9/4/16 - 22/4/16

Tue, 7 Jun 2016 | By joshandkaren | Views [402]

Crossing the border into Bolivia, we immediately felt the difference from Argentina. There were a lot more indigenous people dressed traditionally with colourful skirts and bowler hats, you could feel the altitude and the buildings were more basic. ... Read more >

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Tue, 7 Jun 2016 | By joshandkaren | Photo Gallery


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My Trip Was Good

Wed, 9 Dec 2015 | By mariasmap | Views [153]

I think we came to Q’eros because it provided a unique learning opportunity of indigenous communities. Seeing a completely different culture unaffected by western influence is rare and I think it can cause a big impact on someone’s life.... Read more >

Why I Travel

Wed, 18 Nov 2015 | By mariasmap | Views [173]

When I started telling people I was taking a gap year, everyone wanted to know what I´d be doing. The easiest response was ¨traveling¨.  Many people interpreted that as, ¨ Oh you want a year to relax and travel to nice ... Read more >

Round 2

Thu, 12 Nov 2015 | By mariasmap | Views [159]

Returning to my homestay has been an even better experience than the first stay in Tiquipaya.  I‘m not sure if it was because returning to somewhere familiar was nice, or being able to call someplace “home” (even for only ... Read more >

Jacob and Maria Take the Andes

Fri, 23 Oct 2015 | By mariasmap | Views [166]

The past 9 days on trek have been some of the most amazing experiences. Two days into the trek, after a day of uphill hiking, we made it to our campsite next to Lago San Francisco and decided to swim – despite the ice cold temperature of the water.... Read more >

Homestay

Mon, 12 Oct 2015 | By mariasmap | Views [130]

The first 10 days of my homestay were incredible. They were filled with laughter (mostly at my lack of ability to speak Spanish), and I both taught and learned a lot. I taught my sisters Italian and English and in exchange they taught me Spanish and ... Read more >

Potosi

Sun, 4 Oct 2015 | By mariasmap | Views [168]

When I was 12 years old I played on two different sports teams and spent my summers vacationing. Not only did I not work, but if I had, it probably would have been at a place of my choosing, not in a cemetary. We spent a day working with children ... Read more >

Cordillera de los Frailes

Mon, 28 Sep 2015 | By mariasmap | Views [167]

Never having been trekking or even camping, I wasn´t sure what to expect. The start of the trek had an amazing view, we could see all of the mountains surrounding us and we hiked down into a cave where we could see old drawings covering the walls.... Read more >

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Orientation

Tue, 22 Sep 2015 | By mariasmap | Views [147]

I realized I was in Bolivia about four days into the trip. As a group we decided to hike to the nearby aqueduct to watch the sunrise. At 5:00AM we all woke up with our headlamps to make our way there. We made it down to the creek, but forgot to account ... Read more >

Photos: Salt Flats Tour through the desert to Chile

Thu, 3 Sep 2015 | By sheree | Photo Gallery


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Photos: La Paz/Death Road, Bolivia

Thu, 3 Sep 2015 | By sheree | Photo Gallery


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