Island in the sun (hip, hip) February 17th 2009 Arrived in Copacabana after a 9hr bus journey from Cusco. It wasn´t bad except the mad old bint next to us kept opening the sky light window which we and several other passengers kept closing. we gave up in the end and kept warm beneath our llama woven blankets.
We alighted the bus at around 8am the following morning along with several other travllers and were bundled into the slowest mini b ... read more
South America » Bolivia » La Paz Department » Isla del Sol 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