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Illimani watching over the city  
   

Illimani watching over the city

visible only on my second, dry season visit
La Paz and Farewell Fabulous Bolivia

August 12th 2013
La Paz and a Farewell to Bolivia South American capitals are rarely my favorite places, as canyons of modern buildings and too-much traffic and noise wear on me. Yet La Paz, like all the others, had great museums in colonial palaces, cinemas, festivals, international restaurants and little pockets of peace. While I always indulge in art, music and history, it was only in af ... read more
South America » Bolivia » La Paz Department » La Paz

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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11th November 2013

Watching over us
What an amazing mountain to watch over the town...the stuff of legends. Great photos as always Tara...love the faces, corridors & rooves.
11th November 2013

Watching over us
Yes, this mountain was quite a presence, and I went to see it every couple of days. Amazing that I never saw it on my first, rainy season visit, but the locals must know and feel it always. So lucky to have returned.

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