Viva la Carnival February 17th 2007 After much anticipation and planning, Laurence and I arrived in Oruro, Bolivia for this country´s version of Carnival. The exerience was something else, one that I will not soon forget. Arriving late Thurday afternoon, I explored streets filled with onlookers and drunken dancers. These groups, marching, dancing and singing in the streets prior to the main event on Saturday represented the smal ... read more
South America » Bolivia » Oruro Department » Oruro 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
I am a 25 year old Canadian with a love for adventure. I live in Vancouver and am a grad student in Urban Studies. I am passionate about the natural environment and the future of humanity. Rugby is an obsession and travelling is a lifestyle!
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