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Both extremes of the Bolivian barometer

June 16th 2007
We have seen some diversity on this trip - but the place we found ourselves in after our 64km descent from La Paz was like a different world, not a nearby town. We had dropped from half the height of Everest - where the landscape was jagged and bleak with warm days and wintery nights - to a mere 1,000 feet where the subtropical climate allowed orange groves, banana, coca and coffee plantations to ... read more
South America » Bolivia » La Paz Department » Coroico

Bolivian Flag Bolivia, named after independence fighter Simon BOLIVAR, broke away from Spanish rule in 1825; much of its subsequent history has consisted of a series of nearly 200 coups and counter-coups. Comparatively democratic civilian rule was established in 1... ... read more
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