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Room with a view

The view from our room in hotel Mirador
His name was Rico.

February 12th 2009
The border crossing into Bolivia was fairly uneventful except for the less than delightful treatment of US citizens at the crossing. The nice border security asked to see my passport, saw the Australia emblem, then said emphatically, ah, Kangaroo, Kangaroo. Cí, Kangaroo, mucho. Smiles all round. The US girl behind me approached with the same cheerful attitude. "Alto" Go stand over there. While ... read more
South America » Bolivia » La Paz Department » Copacabana

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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