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Sun Gate, Tiwanaku  

Sun Gate, Tiwanaku

The amazing Bolivia, part 1: Cholita's, altiplano and pre-colombian ruins

April 20th 2009
The city of La Paz varies in altitude between @3000m - 4100m, a fact that was enough to blow my mind even without the altitude sickness I was suffering from! OK so perhaps travelling here from sea level in just one day hadn't been the best idea ever but experience told me my first few days at altitude were going to be pretty evil regardless and there really hadn't been anywhere else to stop in bet ... read more
South America » Bolivia » La Paz Department » Tiwanaku

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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