Potosi, La Paz and Titicaca January 30th 2011 Last I left it was the spare day in Potosi before a night bus. Much to my delight I ate steak, spuds and veges for dinner (elusive here to have veges and not some dodgy salad) that night, the next day having the luxury of a midday check out. And on the better side of feeling acclimatized at altitude on a fine Potosi day, a UNESCO labeled city 10 hours south of La Paz. And so I tested the exercise ... read more
South America » Bolivia » La Paz Department 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
Fast approaching, after 7 years into this blog,is the next trip coming up,
combining work and play.
Heading to Jordan for 9 days first up for an 'active' tour of the country, taking in the south and dead sea region, and north, military activity permitting.
I will then be transferring to Dubai on 26 October for 6 days of intensive education at the World Low back and Pelvic pain congress, to rub shoulders with some experts, enchant a rich Emirati at the gold market, and get as high as I can in one building.
I hit Japan on November 1st for one week thereafter, likely acting as languag... full info