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Living on the edge in La Paz

November 25th 2008
When you first drive into La Paz from the high roads looking down, it is an amazing site. This huge city is built at 4,000m above sea level on the side of a canyon and descends to 2,800m above sea level. What on earth were they thinking? The bus stops right outside our hotel (Rosario) which is at the high end of the city, near the witches market. Just leaving the hotel is an experience. Hom ... read more
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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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