The colonial charm of Sucre & manic miners of Potosi March 23rd 2006 Driven by the need to keep heading south, and aware that our time in South America was becoming ever more finite, we said goodbye to the Hotel La Joya, and La Paz, and got on a bus to Sucre.
La Paz had recently been the victim of two bizarre terrorist attacks, apparently perpetrated by a mentally disturbed American, one of which we were so near that it shook the windows of our restaurant. It s ... read more
South America » Bolivia » Chuquisaca Department » Sucre 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´m at the start of a South American adventure, along with my lovely girlfriend Emma. Hope these pages interest and inspire others to do the same. We´re already having the time of our lives....... full info