- Jes-U-Wot?!After a couple of days recovering in Sucre, I made a decision and jumped on my next night bus; destination: Santa Cruz de la Sierra. With zero plans (surprise, surprise!) or knowledge of the city, I was pleased when I Posted by rcally in Rachel~Roaming | Sep 20, 2016
- Will the Real Capital City of Bolivia Please Stand Up?Arriving in Sucre to a hostel I had looked up, I had to grit my teeth somewhat when Chilean clinger jumped out to join me. Thankfully, the only beds available were in separate dorms, so that put an end to Posted by rcally in Rachel~Roaming | Sep 11, 2016
- Patience in PotosiFun fact!
Potosi is the highest city in the world at 4100m!
And my goodness, that is high. It is built up a mountain, which turns your average gentle-stroll-around-town into a literal breath-taking uphill climb. I had heard dubious re Posted by rcally in Rachel~Roaming | Sep 11, 2016
- Salt, Snow, oh and some more SaltThis bus delivered me to the town of Uyuni, at the delightful hour of 5am. We were kept on board until 6am, presumably so we could get our prescribed eight hours! All early arrivees were rounded up and herded into Posted by rcally in Rachel~Roaming | Sep 11, 2016
- Bolivia 2014[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/446651/CDC4F550 Posted by Anahera in Sarah is traveling the world... | Sep 4, 2016
- BeginningsA new month, an almost new me. Forcing myself to be active in the face of my depression had seen me suddenly making time for tourist activities in La Paz. I took the free walking city tour, which was incredibly Posted by rcally in Rachel~Roaming | Sep 1, 2016
- Black Dog; part twoWhen my black dog lifts his head
And looks me in the eye
I know I'll lose myself for a while
Forget to look up at the sky
Like a thief in the night he comes
To steal away my joy
To wreak havoc amongst my Posted by rcally in Rachel~Roaming | Sep 1, 2016
- Black DogI debated for a while whether I should write this, or just skip a few days in my story telling. But, if this is to be a real account of my travels (which it is) then I want to include Posted by rcally in Rachel~Roaming | Sep 1, 2016
- An Unfortunate Series of EventsSo my planned departure did not go quite as according to plan. As you may have heard, I had a bit of a disastrous last few days in La Paz, which somewhat delayed my leaving. I had a couple of Posted by rcally in Rachel~Roaming | Aug 11, 2016
- Chapter 8: Bolivia to Chile La Paz to Sucre, 12 hours, and another overnighter on a bus. The main thing I remember about the journey was falling asleep listening to Bowie, who I then dreamed was showing me round some kind of enormous mansion he Posted by Daniel.J.B in Another travel blog | Aug 8, 2016
- A Change of Perspective..Images of BolivaBolivia was a country that I didn't expect to enjoy but ended up loving our time there. It may seem silly but they left us alone, we weren't approached and offered special tourist deals at every turn instead we were Posted by chellebelle in Nil Responsibilities 'Til 30 | Aug 7, 2016
- La Paz and the Loki Loop And so began my month in La Paz...
After a no-show couchsurfing host, Juan and I found ourselves the cheapest accommodation possible for our last couple of nights together. This meant, a room you couldn't swing a cat in-if you Posted by rcally in Rachel~Roaming | Aug 5, 2016
- Sun is Shining... Another night bus down, another early morning arrival in a new city. This time Last Paz, although for now all we saw was the inside of the terminal as we waited for the next bus. We actually managed to get Posted by rcally in Rachel~Roaming | Aug 5, 2016
- People WatchingDuring the 8 hours in Cochabamba I indulged in one of my favourite past times, which I know Mama C will also appreciate, and which led to this...
Faces rushing by
Different motives, different missions
And a thousand different lives Posted by rcally in Rachel~Roaming | Aug 5, 2016
- Pitstop in Cochabamba So another enjoyable bus ride took us back to Cochabamba, by this point I have perfected the 'toilet break': running off the bus as soon as it stops, grabbing your toilet paper as you go, to race the other women Posted by rcally in Rachel~Roaming | Aug 5, 2016
- For Pedro...Before leaving Pedro and his wilderness, everyone has the chance to leave a message/idea/thought in a book of inspiration. This is what I left...
An endless sea of green
With a swaying, creaking tide
A canopy of leafy waves
Under which my ship of Posted by rcally in Rachel~Roaming | Aug 5, 2016
- Days 9 to 12Day 9
Day 8 became day 9 overnight with a very comfortable bus journey. All sorts of goodies on board, something akin to business class on a flight. We arrived at La Paz at 6am and got a taxi to Posted by WelshAndy in A 3 week adventure of 2 Auld ones | Jul 31, 2016
- Days 6 to 8Practical Stuff
The border cross from San Pedro into Bolivia is very straightforward. Before you leave San Pedro you get brought to an immigration office where you have your passport stamped and they take your immigration card from you. I saw Posted by WelshAndy in A 3 week adventure of 2 Auld ones | Jul 26, 2016
- Chapter 7: Peru to BoliviaBeing me is quite fun right now, and I have no desire to die. Yet I decided to spend most of my first week in Bolivia risking my life. First by cycling down the North Yungas Road, aka Death Road, Posted by Daniel.J.B in Another travel blog | Jul 26, 2016
- MEMORIES OF BOLIVIA
1. Tourism – They haven’t quite got it mastered yet but they are getting there. Our excursions and travels were all without incident but bathrooms and water were never as simple as in Pe Posted by curlygirl in One mom, one son, one world | Jul 25, 2016
- THE WINDING ROAD TO COROICO
Today, with our companions on their way back home, we decided to plan an excursion to get out of the city. We hired our guide Juan from the past few days to take us t Posted by curlygirl in One mom, one son, one world | Jul 21, 2016
- CHOLITAS – THE OBSESSION CONTINUESAfter a very busy couple of weeks exploring Peru and Bolivia we finally had a day with nothing on our schedule. This is actually the last day for our travel companions as they leave very early in the morning. We Posted by curlygirl in One mom, one son, one world | Jul 20, 2016
- SALT FLATS TAKE TWOOur day started at 10 this morning which was a considerable sleep in on our very busy schedule.
We headed back out on to the flats and drove 100 kilometers towards a small village stopping to look at a Posted by curlygirl in One mom, one son, one world | Jul 20, 2016
- THE INCREDIBLE AND SPECTACULAR SALT FLATS OF UYUNI
I am writing from under my duvet and heated blanket at Posted by curlygirl in One mom, one son, one world | Jul 19, 2016
- A LITTLE COCAINE WITH YOUR ALPACA SHAWL ANYONE?
La Paz is a beautiful city and we had a chance to explore it first with our guide Juan and later by ourselves.
First we went to a high point to get a view of the city Posted by curlygirl in One mom, one son, one world | Jul 19, 2016