Bolivia. The food may be cheap but it kills you! February 22nd 2007 We have walked across many borders on our travels, however nothing has been quite like leaving Argentina and entering Bolivia. We entered Villazon on the last day of the miners La Diabola carnival to absolute carnage.
In the border office we met a group of 5 "officials" completely drunk, throwing beer on the bonfire in the middle of the office floor! As one bloke puts his beer down and staggers ... read more
South America » Bolivia 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