Choro trek: walking from the Andes to the Yungas the Inca way July 13th 2008 One night back at ¨home¨at Arthys in La Paz. I realised at one point that even the name is familiar and comforting, as Dad´s name is Arthur, and is called Arthy by some people.) A good vego feed at the local Govindas restaurant and then it was off with Laurence and Phillipe for the Choro Trek the next morning.
It cost us a few dollars each to catch a taxi out to the trail head, about half ... read more
South America » Bolivia » La Paz Department 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
We both still have ever-itchy feet and woke up in a cold sweat one morning with the realisation that if we did not take advantage of the under 30 (ish) work visa that Canada offers to Australian residents, we would never get to. So here we are over 17 months later, taking the long way home via South America. No need to rush...
Post Script: We are now 4, not 2, and we are no longer under 30! We still have ever-itchy feet but also a mortgage to contend with so for the most part our travels from now on will probably be a little shorter in duration... but they will continue!... full info