Category Archives: Bolivia

La Paz, Bolivia: A City in the Clouds

Fresh off our jungle expedition,  it was time to go back to cooler weather and check out the world’s highest world capital, La Paz. Situated at 12,000 ft, La Paz makes a couple flights of stairs a serious workout.  The … Continue reading

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Photo Essay: Bolivian Jungle

In case you haven’t noticed, Bolivia has a lot of scenery going for it. We can’t even fit all the pictures in on their respective blog posts! Here’s a handful of additional shots depicting the wild inhabitants of the Bolivian … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Jungle… THE SEQUEL!

Heading out to the jungle town of Rurrenabaque, we had to make a choice: take a bus for 24 hours along parts of the infamous “deadliest road in the world”, or a small charter plane for 45 minutes. Our decision … Continue reading

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Photo Essay: La Diablada

Our experience at Bolivian Carnaval was amazing, but it’s very hard to put into words what the entire experience was like. It was almost like seeing wild characters from a children’s book come to life. The story behind La Diablada … Continue reading

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Bolivian Carnaval: A Running Diary

We begin our epic voyage into the depths of Bolivian Carnaval on a Wednesday night at 10 pm in Sucre: 10:00 pm: Show up to a bus stop on the other side of town after a representative from the tour … Continue reading

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Buses Amongst Stars and Friendly Reunions in Sucre, Bolivia

After our Salar de Uyuni tour finished, we had zero time to rest, catching an overnight bus to Sucre via Potosi, the highest city in the world. After getting accustomed to the somewhat “cushy” buses of Argentina and Chile, the … Continue reading

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Geysers, Lagoons, and the Legendary Salar de Uyuni: onto Bolivia!

The only realistic border crossing into Bolivia from this part of Chile basically requires a three day Land Cruiser 4×4 tour through some of the most rugged and beautiful scenery in South America. After a few hours of early morning … Continue reading

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