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road blockade

in Bolivia you learn to expect the unexpected

August 22nd 2007
Our journey from La Paz to Sucre (official capital) that was supposed to take 12 hours took 27 hours!!!!There were road blocks half way and the bus got held up in the middle of nowhere for many many hours...that was a real (Bolivian) experience!craving for decent meal (inhabitants from a nearby village took advantage of the blockade and people´s empty stomachs but all they were selling was biscui ... read more
South America » Bolivia » Chuquisaca Department » Sucre

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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