Copacabana: Sunshine, trekking and even a strike! July 13th 2011 The journey to Copacabana was supposed to be straightforward ....take a bus to Puno, wait an hour and change buses to Copacabana. Arriving 2 hours early, before the sun had even risen, and spending 3 hours in the bus station did not really figure into my orginial plans. However, I guess that is part of the adventure of travelling!
I did eventually arrive in Copacabana at around 12....and Lake ... read more
South America » Bolivia » La Paz Department » Copacabana 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
Ever since I decided to study Spanish in University, I have longed to travel to South America. However, somewhere in between graduation and starting to work, this dream got put aside as I got caught up in the hustle and bustle of life. Fortunately for me, I have decided to go back to school, and take a little vacation before I start....and that is why I have decided to set off for South America on June 6th. ... full info