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Cool VW pickup at the Plaza Recoleta, Sucre  
   

Cool VW pickup at the Plaza Recoleta, Sucre

The colonial charm of Sucre & manic miners of Potosi

March 23rd 2006
Driven by the need to keep heading south, and aware that our time in South America was becoming ever more finite, we said goodbye to the Hotel La Joya, and La Paz, and got on a bus to Sucre. La Paz had recently been the victim of two bizarre terrorist attacks, apparently perpetrated by a mentally disturbed American, one of which we were so near that it shook the windows of our restaurant. It s ... 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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