Month: July 2013

Potosí, Bolivia

Under the shadow of the massive Cerro Rico lies the heartbreaking mining city of Potosí. Cerro Rico is a vast mountain of silver that dominates the city. As one of the highest cities in the world at an elevation of 4,090 metres...

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Sucre, Boliva

Flying over the Andes we were in awe of the majestic beauty. Coming into land in Sucre airport at what has to be the fasted landing (due to the altitude) I’ve ever experienced. We were laughing at the extensive amount of...

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Tiahuanaco, Bolivia

Tiwanaku is an important Pre-Columbian archaeological site near La Paz. We took a collective bus and got dropped off near the village. It was a precursor to the Inca Empire. Whilst there are many other more visually impressive...

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La Paz, Bolivia

La Paz…a city packed into a gorgeous mountain valley, La Paz is vast, with a sea of buildings, cascading down the edge of a mountain. La Paz is famed for being the world highest capital at about 4000m above sea level.   With...

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Hiking the Isla de la Luna, Bolivia

What a sunrise..we headed down to the harbour to meet up with our lovely friends Christoph & Angie who we had met in Copacabana to head out to the Isla De La Luna.   In Inca mythology the island was the location where...

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