Cities on Top of the World June 17th 2011 Travel to Bolivia is not really about cities and that, in my humble opinion, is a good thing for the Bolivian economy. Not that there is really that much wrong with places like Potosi and La Paz. The parts where tourists tend to visit seem safe enough, the standard of accommodation is fine – and generally cheap – there is not a lot of litter and rubbish around, restaurants and cafes are genera ... 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 try to post about once a week talking about where we have been, impressions we have gained and some photos. Our aim is to keep a record of our travels that will sustain us as the memories fade. We also want to keep those at home, and anyone else around, as informed as they wish to be.
We have been on the move now since late 2008 and plan to continue for a while yet. A pair of old-ish Australians who plan to see the places we have missed in the past before the backs, hips and knees make it all too hard. We intend to be on the road, sea or in the air for as long as it takes. We have to ... full info