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Technicolour landscape, Cordillera de los Frailes  
   

Technicolour landscape, Cordillera de los Frailes

Walking in the footsteps of dinosaurs - like, literally!

September 22nd 2012
The horizon west of Sucre is dominated by the dry, earthy tones of the Cordillera de los Frailes. A supposed paradise for hiking among the rugged, ochre-red-and-orange hills, ancient volcanic craters and - perhaps best of all - dinosaur footprints, I signed up for a two-day wander through this little-visited area. And a real treat it was: putting your hand inside a dinosaur footprint made over ... read more
South America » Bolivia » Chuquisaca Department » Cordillera de los Frailes

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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