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The Bolivian Ladies keep Climbing

You remember the Bolivian ladies who climbed Huayna Potosi?

Well, these ladies were not satisfied with conquering one mountain above 6,000 meters. They have set out to climb eight mountains in Bolivia, each of them higher than 6,000 meters. 99 palabras más

Travel

Dinosaurs and city-scapes : Sucre to La Paz

We opted to take a shared taxi from Potosi to Sucre as it would be quicker and more comfortable than the bus. It should have been a nice, winding drive through the hills, descending from Potosi’s height of 4,060m above sea level, but our driver decided he would take these steep, blind corners at a speed of 90km+, in the middle of the road, so we couldn’t really appreciate the scenery! 1.086 palabras más

Don't Shout "Fire" In A Packed Bus

Like every child growing up I had dreams. Dreams of winning Olympic gold medals, of being a famous actor, of being liked by my peers. None of those happened, and probably will never happen, but all is not lost. 1.048 palabras más

Bolivia Cholita Mountain Climbers

Photos by Juan Karita

At first glance, the indigenous Bolivian women don’t look much like mountain climbers, with their colorful, multilayered skirts and fringed shawls. 1.494 palabras más

News

Life at 4000m above sea level in La Paz...

It was a good job my legs were slightly recovered as Isla del Sol offered a viewpoint an hour hike up to the top of the island… I’m a sucker for a good view so I put my poor legs through it. 376 palabras más

Southamerica

La Paz : Where the Unbelievable is Reality

July 23, 2015

We determined the best way to see and appreciate La Paz would be to do a walking tour of the city. After a nice slow morning we made our way down to Plaza San Pedro at 11 am to meet and do the Red Cap walking tour (only 3$/person!). 1.511 palabras más

Sudamerica