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A Slow Bus To Cuzco

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It was a funny old day and in the end a well worthwhile trip. Morning began for me with a 6am start in Loki Hostel, La Paz. This meant I would miss the free breakfast that day, as it doesn’t …

Santa Cruz De La Sierra (You’re Not That Far)

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I’ll not lie and pretend that I know everything about this city and that I went into every museum and sampled the entire culture, because I didn’t! BUT, what I did do in Santa Cruz De La Sierra was stay …

“Breathe The Pressure”: Potosi in Bolivia, The World’s HIGHEST City

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I’m a fan of going to places “just to say you’ve been there.” I mean if you don’t like saying that, then why go anywhere? You might as well just get a cup of tea, sit in your armchair and …

Leaving La Paz by Night Bus

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Bolivian buses can be a nightmare. You will often be the only foreigner on board. How lucky was I that I didn’t have a single real dramatic hitch on my many buses trips within and out of Bolivia. Well except …

Backpacking in Bolivia: La Paz – The Height of Madness

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Nuestra Senora De La Paz – It really is the height of madness. This city is basically a must see in my opinion. Bolivians themselves are not even sure if this is their capital city or not as that seems …

Almost A Real Zebra Crossing – The Wittiness of La Paz *

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La Paz in Bolivia has some character and originality, I’ll give it that. This particular act of comedy, is pure genius, and to be honest I am surprised locals and travellers alike walk past with flinching an eye lid. It …

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