Coroico and Death Road July 4th 2010 So my birthday was spent in La Paz and started out fairly well.
At midnight I was serenated by a group of very drunk older Bolivian men who insisted on hugging me and buying me lots of beer. I would almost call my exit from the bar an escape, but it was fun.
The four (almost) doctors I met in Copacabana and traveled to Isla del Sol with surprised me with a piece of cake in the morning. So ... read more
South America » Bolivia » La Paz Department » Coroico 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