So I just spent the last 5 hours at Tiwanaku--a lil more than an hour outside of La Paz. There, one can see ruins from before BC..all the way back to 1000 BC....the Tiwanaku people reigned south america before christ and from this group came the incas as well as many other native tribes. the site was great as there is actually a pyramid there--only part of it is uncovered as this site is still be excavated. it was pretty cool and on the way back we took a road that overlooked all of La Paz. Back to Copacabana tomorrow and into Chile on monday --arriving back in Viña around 2pm or so. love to all. D
The first portion of this blog is from when I spent my last semester of college abroad in Valparaiso, Chile at the Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso, finishing up my requirements for my dual degree in Hispanic Studies and International Affairs. I lived with a host family in the neighboring city of Vina del Mar during spring semester of 2005.
July 2007- May 2008 I took off again, this time my travels took me to the other side of the globe - spending three months in Alexandria, Egypt studying Arabic and then 6 months outside of Accra, Ghana working at a UN Refugee camp for Liberians - with ... full info