Bolivia & Peru June 10th 2008 We arrived in La Paz early on 29 April, and after a short taxi ride from the bus station, found a nice place to stay close to the centre of town.
La Paz (at over 3,600m) is often cited as the highest capital city in the world, but whilst the city is the seat of the national government, Sucre (located in the south-central part of the country) remains the constitutional capital.
Certainly, you ... read more
South America » Peru Ancient Peru was the seat of several prominent Andean civilizations, most notably that of the Incas whose empire was captured by the Spanish conquistadors in 1533. Peruvian independence was declared in 1821, and remaining Spanish forces defeated in 1... ... read more
32 years old, just taken a sabbatical from my job in London to travel for a year. Intending to visit SE Asia, Nepal, New Zealand, South America and Central America - with a final stopover in New York on the way home.... full info