Playing water volleyball at our accommodation wasn't really an option, due to the gigantic Caiman crocodile that lived in the water!
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]
Date: June 8th 2012
‘Death Road’ or ‘The World’s Most Dangerous Road’ or ‘Coroico Road’ or ‘The North Yungas Road’ or whatever you want to call it, is no doubt one of the more spectacular roads to hurtle down on a mountain bike. Back in the mid-90’s an assessment was made of the road as the most dangerous one in the world, due to averaging somewhere in the vicinity of 400 deaths per year. As soon ... read more