Well, where the heck are we now? We thought we were going to arrive in Tarija, Bolivia in the middle of the night but instead, woke up on a nearly empty bus about 30km away. Yet another worker’s strike with a road blockage … ho hum. At least we didn’t have to pay for a […]
Here we go again. After leaving the Bolivian Amazon Basin, we headed back UP to La Paz to re-acclimate to both the elevation and cold in preparation for our trek to the infamous Salar de Uyuni, the enormous dried up salt sea.
Our previous update left us at the bottom of the infamous death road in Coroico, Bolivia where Pat and Iain were celebrating their survival of an 11,000ft elevation loss mountain bike ride. See the ‘La Paz, Bolivia’ update for pics of that adventure! Aly and Carrie were already eyeing the next point of interest: the […]
All roads lead through La Paz! At least in Bolivia, that is. So, from Copacabana, we hopped a bus to La Paz. We used Milton bus line and stayed at the Milton Hotel. Centrally located, Hotel Milton was a great place to stay. However, like almost all of the places in Bolivia, was without heat. […]
We finished up our visit to Machu Picchu and Cuzco and decided to spring for the $100 visas so we could visit Bolivia. At 12,500ft (3,812m) Lake Titicaca sits between Peru and Bolivia and just had to be explored. There were many points of interest; the city of Puno on the Peruvian side, the floating […]