Top of A Mountain Gear October 6th 2011 Left Puno (thank God!).
Hopped onto the bus to take us across to Copacabana. Bus stopped and we basically walked across the border. Thomas, a German guy we met on the jungle trek, was telling us horror stories about what to expect but apart from Adam nearly walking into the room set aside for cavity searches, all went smoothly.
Copacabana was nice although we paid way over the odds for our ... 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