Breatlhess in La Paz August 26th 2011 La Paz is a city that appears to have been poured haphazardly into a vast valley. Houses and shops and churches and parks and palaces and stadiums and hotels and cafes and bars all leaning against each other creating a city like no other.
Your correspondent was not looking forward too much to his visit here. Apart from not being able to breathe ( a minor inconvenience I am sure you agree), ther ... read more
South America » Bolivia » La Paz Department » La Paz 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