Bolivia March 18th 2010 Getting into Bolivia was an adventure in itself as we decided to cross the border from the Atacama Desert of Chile on a 3 day organised Jeep tour. After parting with $120 US each for the 3 day / 2 night trip we left Chile in a mini bus and cleared customs almost as soon as we left town. We then drove from our base height of 2400m (above sea level) straight up to a height of around 4500m to cross ... read more
South America » Bolivia » La Paz Department » La Paz 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
We've always wanted to go traveling - see the world, understand new cultures and enjoy new experiences. With an economic crisis looming, we've decided to head off on the adventure of a lifetime.
We left the UK on the 4th May 2009, and headed clockwise around the world. We're spending the first 6 months in Asia, followed by 3 months in Oceania and 3 months in South America.
Our Asian adventure includes India, Myanmar (Burma), Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia. Then it's off to Australia, New Zealand and Western Samoa. Followed by Chile, Bolivia, P... full info