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Kidnapped and Robbed in Bolivia

BOLIVIA | Mon, 9 Jan 2017 | By uncannyathena | Views [573]

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 >

Tags: bolivia, crime, police, robbery

Salt Flats Tour through the desert and otherworldly landscapes to Chile

BOLIVIA | Thu, 3 Sep 2015 | By sheree | Views [462]

Day 1 A lady from our tour company was waiting at the bus station with a sign with our names on it. Soon a car came to pick us up and take us to their office. Here we freshened up, brushed our teeth and got changed etc. we then grabbed breKfast ... Read more >

Tags: bolivia, desert, flamingoes, lagoons, landscapes, llamas, mountains, salt flats, train tracks, volcanoes

Bolivia hop via Lake Titicaca

PERU | Mon, 31 Aug 2015 | By sheree | Views [586]

A bus picked us up from Ollyantambo and we arrived back in Cusco around 10 or11pm. We said our goodbyes and raced back to our hostel in the cold, I was in desperate need of some sleep. It felt like home when we checked back in to Milhouse and even though ... Read more >

Tags: bolivia, copacabana, cusco, glaziers, isla del sol, lake titicaca, milhouse, peru, reed islands, scenery

La Paz...a moon valley, some wrestling and the worlds worst tour guide

BOLIVIA | Sat, 29 Aug 2015 | By fernandrob | Views [659]

  I was going to call this blog "Bolivia" but that was drastically unfair to Bolivia. So it's called La Paz because we spent most of our time in La Paz. Quick tip, spend v little time in La Paz! There is not a lot to do and as a result this is ... Read more >

Tags: bolivia, not the salt flats

Photos: Bolivia

BOLIVIA | Wed, 12 Nov 2014 | By nortina | Photo Gallery

Origen de los Incas
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Tags: bolivia, sudamérica

Uyuni Salt Flats Sunrise

BOLIVIA | Sat, 27 Sep 2014 | By uyenangel | Views [482]

It's early morning in Uyuni Salt Flats, Bolivia. In the area, the salt water is still not dry, this is where we came to catch the sunrise. We rented a truck and started at 4am from Uyuni town to the Salt Flats to catch the sunrise on time. It's was minus ... Read more >

Tags: bolivia, sunrise, uyuni


BOLIVIA | Tue, 5 Aug 2014 | By coggos | Views [931]

 This country is full to the brim with so many adventures and experiences. It is raw, honest and exciting. Probably not for the faint hearted. We saw so much celebration and dancing in every town we visited. They have a rich culture, which they ... Read more >

Tags: bolivia, isla del sol., la paz, potosi, rafting, rurrenabaque, sucre, turpiza, uyuni

Té o mate Inka de coca que persiste en el altiplano

BOLIVIA | Mon, 7 Jul 2014 | By loloberlin | Views [2725]

Primero de todo vamos a despejar totalmente la idea de que el té de coca sea una droga. La cocaína que se produce con base en las hojas de coca se obtiene luego de procesos y aditivos químicos. La hoja de coca como tal es una ... Read more >

Tags: altiplano, beneficios, bolivia, hojas de coca, perú

Visa to Bolivia

BOLIVIA | Fri, 2 May 2014 | By uyenangel | Views [776]

HOW TO GET BOLIVIA VISA WHEN YOU ARE ABOARD It’s not hard to get Bolivia visa even though you are not applying for Bolivian visa in your country. I applied the visa when I’m here in Los Angeles. If you plan to travel to ... Read more >

Tags: bolivia, losangeles, southamerica, travel, trip, usa, visa, worldtrip

Photos: Passport & Plate - Bolivian Salteñas

BOLIVIA | Tue, 11 Mar 2014 | By sorryimnotsorry | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

Filling 1 pound of ground beef
 3 tablespoons of yellow chili paste ¼ cup butter ½ teaspoon cumin ½ large white onion- diced
 ½ cup green onion- finely chopped 3 tablespoons cup fresh parsley- finely chopped 1 cup potatoes, peeled and diced 1/2 ... Read more >
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Tags: bolivia, delicious, food, foodie, latin cuisine, latin culture, pastry, salteña, south america, steaming

My endeavour

USA | Thu, 11 Apr 2013 | By ak13 | Views [825]

I will be volunteering in Central and South America in 2013. BOLIVIA   What will I be doing in Cochabamba? Helping in the day care Helping in the English classes Tutoring of all school levels (mainly English and mathematics) ... Read more >

Tags: bolivia, childcare, coffee plantation, eco conservation, guatemala, lima, orphanage, peru, teaching, volunteer

Let the chicha flow

BOLIVIA | Tue, 9 Apr 2013 | By bec_bruce | Views [378]

Nothing says “welcome to my home” more than a bloody pig head, hanging idly on a large hook, outside your bedroom door.  It was the first thing I noticed upon entering the courtyard of the house I was staying for the night.  I took ... Read more >

Tags: bolivia, chicha

Photos: My Scholarship entry - A 'place' I have visited

BOLIVIA | Mon, 14 Jan 2013 | By aguedapenha | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

Photography has been my passion since I was small. I have a special eye and a sensitivity to appreciate what other people don´t see. I have traveled and made ??exchanges in different countries and would like to continue learning about different cultures ... Read more >
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Tags: bolivia, dessert, lake, nature, peru

Southern Bolivia - Sucre, Potosi, Tupiza and Uyuni tour

BOLIVIA | Tue, 20 Nov 2012 | By kamzam | Views [6261] | Comments [5]

I had great expectations from Sucre. I have heard from so many people about how charming the place was and I was really looking forward to spending few days there. The bus journey was awful. I was on the bus that kept getting flat tyres and then in ... Read more >

Tags: bolivia, mines, potosi, salt flats, sucre, tarabuco, tupiza, uyuni

Bolivia; Lucha Libre and my first 6000m climb (Isla del Sol, La Paz, Huayna Potosi)

BOLIVIA | Sun, 11 Nov 2012 | By kamzam | Views [1144]

After incredibly painful overnight journey I arrived at the border with Bolivia. Considering my previous experience with border crossing this has turned out to be pretty easy and painless. As I was alone again after leaving my international trekking ... Read more >

Tags: 6000m, bolivia, cholitas, climbing, huayna potosi, isla del sol, la paz, tiwanaka

Lethal La Paz and the Death Road

BOLIVIA | Wed, 7 Mar 2012 | By doodledawn | Views [1423]

Having spent less than 24 hours in La Paz before Carnaval, I decided to backtrack a bit and give the city another look.  It also helped that Hannah, Tijs, and Bethune from my Salar tour were all heading in that direction anyway.  My cold was still ... Read more >

Tags: bolivia, cochabamba, death road, la paz, mountain biking, santa cruz

The Edge of the Map

BOLIVIA | Mon, 27 Feb 2012 | By doodledawn | Views [1394]

After catching the train from Oruro to Uyuni, I arrived with my new friends Bethune and Hannah and we looked for a hostel.   Bethune had caught the nasty flu that was going around and was not terribly coherent.   I found us a place to sleep near ... Read more >

Tags: bad roads, bolivia, la paz, la torre, salar de uyuni, tour, tupiza, uyuni

Another kind of Carnaval

BOLIVIA | Tue, 21 Feb 2012 | By doodledawn | Views [1154]

Arriving in Oruro on a surprisingly decent bus, I contacted my couchsurfing host, Juan Carlos, from an ancient payphone.  He gave me an address to meet him and I headed off with my backpack. Juan Carlos set me up in a room in the basement and invited ... Read more >

Tags: 2012, bolivia, carnaval, couchsurfing, oruro, parade

Altiplano Llama Sausage

BOLIVIA | Wed, 15 Feb 2012 | By doodledawn | Views [907]

As I type, I am sitting in an internet cafe in Oruro, Bolivia.  It is cold as hell, and the altitude is around 3700m, but I think coming here was definitely a great idea. Backing up a bit, I spent most of the last week at Lago de Atitlan in Guatemala.... Read more >

Tags: antigua, bolivia, couchsurfing, guatemala, la paz, lag de atitlan, llama sausage, oruro

Bolivia, Potosi: And You Think Your Job Sucks

BOLIVIA | Thu, 27 Oct 2011 | By elis82 | Views [1818]

After a 2 night monster bus trip from Huaraz, Peru to La Paz in Bolivia, we stopped for a day of rest to send some packages, eat ice cream and drink beer. From there, we were back onto another night bus en route to Potosi. Potosi is historically one ... Read more >

Tags: bolivia, potosi

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