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Aerial view of the notorious San Pedro Prison  

Aerial view of the notorious San Pedro Prison

Bolivia: Poverty Stricken but Rich in Natural Wonders

December 26th 2010
When I was a small child growing up there were many places I dreamed of spending Christmas ranging from Lapland to Legoland! Alas, La Paz in Bolivia, as interesting a place as it is, was not one of them. Nevertheless this is precisely where Alexa and I found ourselves spending the 2010 festive period and we were determined to make the most of it. La Paz sits in a "bowl" surrounded by the high moun ... read more
South America » Bolivia » La Paz Department » La Paz

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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