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La Paz got a brand new cable car!  

La Paz got a brand new cable car!

As High As A Kite.

June 5th 2014
We'd been told to get there early. But the line was still long. Everyone wanted to try it. Where there's a queue in Bolivia there are vendors. Men, women and teenagers paced and hawked. Ice-cream men did a roaring trade, pushing hand-carts, and handing out cones. Ball-point pens seemed to be the hot item of the moment. 'Boligrafas, uno peseto', shouted a man holding out a display of splayed bir ... read more
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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
5th June 2014

How fun!
What a great adventure to be soaring above the city, surrounded by folks who must have thought this was magic! Love your descriptions and photos of the ever-present, enterprising spirit of the Bolivians and of their wild, capital city. Soar on, Trace and Jim!

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