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Beginning of Death road ride  
   

Beginning of Death road ride

The short paved section at the start
La Paz

June 21st 2011
The two and a half day to ride to La Paz from Oruro was pretty uneventful. The first night we stayed in a residential (a really basic hostel with just a bed to sleep in) and the second night we had a bit of luck and managed to stay with a Bolivian family in their spare room for 30 bolivianos (just under 3 pounds) for both of us. The last bit of the ride to La Paz is a gentle climb to reach the top ... 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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Tot: 0.204s; Tpl: 0.006s; cc: 12; qc: 51; dbt: 0.0499s; 51; m:apollo w:www (50.28.60.10); sld: 3; ; mem: 6.5mb