Why I hate tourists March 20th 2009 Due mostly to my back-to-back bout with a chest cold and then traveler’s diarrhea, we didn't do much during the rest of our travels through Bolivia and into Peru. We spent time in the cities of Potosi, La Paz, Copacabana, and Puno (see pictures), leaving the hostels rarely. These circumstances left us with little to talk about but home and the activities of the other people living in the rooms s ... read more
South America » Bolivia 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
Seeking adventure and a new perspective, we sold our house and packed everything we own into a 20-foot shipping container. Our "plan" is to teach English in Vietnam and travel various parts of Southeast Asia over the next year and a half.
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