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Bolivia declares Israel a "terrorist state"

Bolivia on Wednesday 30 July renounced a visa exemption agreement with Israel in protest over its offensive in Gaza, and declared it a terrorist state. 121 more words


Bienvenido a mi vida en Bolivia!

After a few days of keeping you all in suspense, I am at last ready to write my first blog post, in country!

Before I begin, I want to take just one more moment to thank everyone who helped me to make it to where I am today.  774 more words


Of Jungle Trips and Broken Bikes

A thunder storm lit up the skies over Santa Cruz on our last night there. It started just as Jan and I were riding back to our hotel from the Giant Bikes store. 2,213 more words

Cycle Touring

From Columbus to Cochabamba

The Cochabamba Wars

It was the year 2000 when a series of protests erupted in the city of Cochabamba, Bolivia over an impending privatization of water supply systems. 828 more words

News And Features


I’m late. The cracked cement rises beneath my feet, threatening to bring me crashing down onto the sidewalk face-first. I step into the street ahead, but jump back as an onslaught of cars barrels forward. 88 more words


Detroit Democide and Basic Human Needs: Air, Water, Food

Yesterday the water was off for six hours due to a problem at the community well and I thought about Detroit.

Humans must have water. We are juicy critters, about 65% water and water is necessary to filter bad stuff from our bodies or we get real sick, real fast. 301 more words

Human Nature

Adventure Tour at Torotoro National Park

TOROTORO NATIONAL PARK: duration: 2 days
Day 1:
7:00 pick up from hotel or private residence of passengers, hotel or airport.
7:15 departure to the population of Toro Toro, which is 148 km. 247 more words

National Parks