Category Archive: Bolivia

Mar 17 2015

Bolivia: conclusions and tips

    19 days, always above 3.600 m; traveled by bus, jeep, cable car and boat; my first 5.000m mountain pass (by jeep); 2 strikes; 1 MUST missed (because of the strikes); 3 amulets; many Bolivian cakes 🙂   What I liked MOST Exotic country; The cost of living (everything is very cheap); Amazing wild …

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Mar 16 2015

Lake Titicaca

The turquoise waters of Titicaca Lake are a magnet as powerful as the Andes or el Altiplano. Colorful people living on floating islands, ancient local customs and some off the beaten path remains are a delight for photographers and show another side of PerĂş and Bolivia as interesting as its colonial cities or its main …

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Mar 12 2015

La Carretera de la Muerte . .

The Yungas Road is the 64km road that links the city of La Paz  to the Yungas, in the Amazon forest. After leaving La Paz, the road first ascends to around 4,650 metres before descending to 1,200 metres to the town of Coroico, transiting quickly from cool Altiplano terrain to rainforest. This is a windy 3m track with …

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Mar 11 2015

I loved la Paz!

I don’t know who had the idea of founding a city here but La Paz’s setting, climbing the slopes of a narrow valley from 3200 to 4200m and surrounded by the high mountains of the altiplano, it’s just spectacular. I could say many things against this city (terrible pollution, super steep streets, horrendous congestion . …

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Mar 03 2015

PotosĂ­

My second stop in Bolivia was PotosĂ­, the highest city in the world (4100m above the sea level). I was travelling with Katryn, Quique and Coralie, who after the Uyuni tour had more or less similar plans. Our second Bolivian challenge, after the altitude, was 4 hours of loud Bolivian cumbia on an old bus Uyuni – …

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Feb 28 2015

From San Pedro to Uyuni

To enter Bolivia, I booked a 3 days tour from San Pedro de Atacama to Uyuni. We were a cool group of 6 people: Cata and Tomas from Chile, Katrin and Henrich (Quique) from Germany, Coralie from France and me. We had 1000km of hard road ahead reaching the 5000s on the first day, no …

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