A PRESIDENCIAL SEND OFF August 18th 2011 Our last day in Sucre was Saturday 6th August, and to mark the occasion El Presidente came to town to bade us farewell – only the pedantic among you would point out that is the date of Bolivia’s day of Liberation so he would have been there anyway !!!
Liberation Day comprises of everything you have ever thought about South America. Crowds, parades,colours , noises, me, Wendy and Liz. It go ... 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