Our first stop over the Chilean border gave a stunning view of Volcán Licancabur
At a height of 5920m, this can only be climbed from Bolivian side. Due to the tense relations between Bolivia and Chile, bombs were placed on the Chilean side and many have not been located until this day.
Bolivia February 28th 2018 We have to admit, we were a little unsure about visiting Bolivia...
It isn't a country known for its luxuries (carrying ones own toilet paper everywhere is a must!) and having heard horror stories of friends being robbed there, we were definitely more than a little apprehensive. We didn't get off to a great start - with a 5 hour delay at the border crossing from Chile. But once we got going, Bol ... read more
South America » Bolivia » La Paz Department » Copacabana 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