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Tara, Linda and Bob on the Altaplano  

Tara, Linda and Bob on the Altaplano

the burned spots near our feet are where offerings are burned
Tiwanaku with Tara

May 8th 2014
8 May 2014 Thursday. Our guide, Juan, picked us up at our La Paz hotel at 8 am and then drove to the Main Square where taracloud, a fellow Travelblogger who I have followed for several years, was waiting for us. She asked that we wait a minute while she checked a nearby coffee shop for her camera. Unfortunately, it wasn't where she had left it, and subsequent searches were fruitless. So som ... read more
South America » Bolivia » La Paz Department » Tiwanaku

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
15th May 2014

Grand adventures and travel blog gatherings!
Fantastic that you were able to get together for a day. Tragic that the camera is lost but hopefully soon it will be replaced. I'm sorry to hear that people from the U.S. have decreased their visits to Bolivia and it is rich in history and beauty. One day we will get there!
16th May 2014

A fabulous day!
Camera, umbrellas and possessions may come and go, but travelblogging friends are forever! It was great that we had lots of time in the car and at lunch to get to know each other--it seemed we packed in more than a day's worth of fine time getting to know each other. You two are on quite an adventure--and still more to come. See you sometime in your beautiful Colorado! And I love this photo of the three of us--good show!

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