La Paz, Bolivia to La Paz, Mexico - Backpacking Latin America

a trip by Pete Crow
From: May 21st 2009
Until: August 6th 2009

My friend Justin and I plan on traveling from Bolivia to Mexico in a little over 2 months. He is moving on to business school, I am taking a break from parenting the 9 boys.
Trip Length: 11 weeks
Blog Entries: 38
Photos: 564
Words: 27804

Blog Entries

Date Blog Title Location
May 26th 2009 "Riots and demonstrations are a part of everyday life" South America » Bolivia » La Paz Department » La Paz
May 27th 2009 Cocacabana - Lake Titicaca - city were dogs don't smell South America » Bolivia » La Paz Department » Lake Titicaca
May 28th 2009 Isla del Sol - Most annoying insult to tourism I have ever encountered South America » Bolivia » La Paz Department » Isla del Sol
May 30th 2009 Relaxing before the trek - due to protesters blocking the roads South America » Peru » Cusco » Cusco » Cusco
May 31st 2009 Jungle Trek Day 1 - Mountain Biking South America » Peru » Cusco » Cusco
May 31st 2009 Jungle Trek Day 2 - Inca Trail South America » Peru » Cusco » Inca Trail
May 31st 2009 Jungle Trek Day 3 - Aguas Calientes South America » Peru » Cusco » Aguas Calientes
May 31st 2009 Jungle Trek Day 4 - Machu Pichu South America » Peru » Cusco » Machu Picchu
June 3rd 2009 Lima - A surprisingly interesting stopover South America » Peru » Lima » Lima » Miraflores
June 4th 2009 Up the Peruvian coast - the desert next to the sea South America » Peru » Trujillo
June 6th 2009 "Like Quito but with more charm" South America » Ecuador » South » Cuenca
June 11th 2009 Dangerous neighborhoods and free yellow fever shots South America » Ecuador » North » Quito
June 15th 2009 Bogota - shockingly safe while also surprisingly welcoming South America » Colombia » Bogota
June 19th 2009 And then we hit the hot part of the country South America » Colombia » Cartagena
June 20th 2009 Our beach town vacation South America » Colombia » Santa Marta » Taganga
June 24th 2009 5 days sailing to Panama from Colombia Central America Caribbean » Panama » Kuna Yala » Archipielago de San Blas
June 25th 2009 A few days in the Miami of Central America Central America Caribbean » Panama » Panamá » Panama City » Casco Viejo
June 28th 2009 Boca Brava - Howling monkeys and a painfully silent owner Central America Caribbean » Panama » Chiriquí » Isla Boca Brava
June 29th 2009 Hostel Warning - Boquete - Hostal Palacios Central America Caribbean » Panama » Chiriquí » Boquete
June 29th 2009 Grown here: the highest rated most expensive coffee in the world! Central America Caribbean » Panama » Chiriquí » Boquete
July 1st 2009 Truly a rather boring city - glad we were just in transit Central America Caribbean » Costa Rica » San José » San José
July 3rd 2009 The volcanic island in the middle of the lake Central America Caribbean » Nicaragua » Southern Pacific Coast » Isla de Ometepe
July 4th 2009 Granada - Nicaragua gets touristy while staying colonial Central America Caribbean » Nicaragua » Southern Pacific Coast » Granada
July 5th 2009 Nicaraguan cowboy country Central America Caribbean » Nicaragua » Northern Highlands » Estelí
July 7th 2009 Life under military curfew Central America Caribbean » Honduras » Central » Tegucigalpa
July 9th 2009 Lake Yojoa and countryside Central America Caribbean » Honduras » Western » Lake Yojoa
July 10th 2009 Our accidental trip to the middle of nowhere Central America Caribbean » Honduras » Western
July 13th 2009 Beach bumming on El Salvador's surfing coast Central America Caribbean » El Salvador » Western » El Tunco
July 16th 2009 Volcanic El Salvador Central America Caribbean » El Salvador » Western » Santa Ana
July 17th 2009 Visiting Toby and the homestay in San Salvador Central America Caribbean » El Salvador » Central » San Salvador
July 17th 2009 The office freaks that we are staying in zone 1 Central America Caribbean » Guatemala » Capital Region » Guatemala City
July 19th 2009 The hike to flowing lava - one fun day trip from Antigua Central America Caribbean » Guatemala » Capital Region » Pacaya
July 20th 2009 Antigua manages to do scenic touristy on the cheap Central America Caribbean » Guatemala » Capital Region » Antigua
July 23rd 2009 Volcanic Lake and the beginning of the end Central America Caribbean » Guatemala » Western Highlands » San Pedro La Laguna
July 25th 2009 The day our bags disappeared - the day western Guatemala protested, blocked streets and burned tires - crossing from Guatemala to Mexico - Our airline didn't fly anymore North America » Mexico » Chiapas » Tapachula
July 30th 2009 Day trip to a Pacific Beach in Mexico North America » Mexico » Baja California Sur
July 31st 2009 Espirito Santos Island - swimming with Sea Lions North America » Mexico » Baja California Sur » La Paz
August 1st 2009 Vacationing on the non-touristy Baja North America » Mexico » Baja California Sur » La Paz
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