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Long Term Volunteer Positions Available at The House of Dreams Orphanage in Cochabamba, Bolivia

We are now accepting applications from individuals who seek to fill long-term volunteer* positions at The House of Dreams Orphanage in Cochabamba, Bolivia. Please send your resume / CV and a photo of yourself with ‘INQUIRY ABOUT VOLUNTEER POSITION’ in the re-line to houseofdreamsorphanage@gmail.com and mention the position which interests you. 358 more words


1 month in Cochabamba and 2 months in South America

The title is roughly accurate, I’m going to blame Bolivian time for my failure to post on time and consistently…..

As I sit here in solitude, celebrating the small victories quiescently such as lasting 2 months in the Southern Hemisphere, I thought I would recap on some of the “insignificant experiences” from la vida en la ciudad. 831 more words

Less is More (Except When More is More)

Menos es Más (Excepto Cuando Más es Más)

As an American can expect when traveling to almost any other country, when in Bolivia it is apparent that this is a culture of  700 more words

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Here in Cochabamba the last few weeks have been filled with water, music, fireworks and lots of dancing… Bienvenido al Carnaval Boliviano! The biggest fiesta of the year (ok, well the year so far!) hit the streets with plenty of water fights, parties and colour. 220 more words


Travel Tuesdays: Cochabamba, Bolivia (March 2012)

Cochabamba in Bolivia was a strange town. I guess my head was just not in the right place to fully take it in as I got quite attached to the previous town we were in called Sucre. 432 more words


This past Saturday was Cochabamba’s turn to indulge in the celebrations of Carnavales. The city center closes down for Corso de Corsos, a long-lasting, crazy parade that bombards the city’s main streets. 589 more words

Trabajadoras del hogar

I hold a book with a torn, olive green cover open in my lap. 1,000 names fill its pages. I glance up at the women standing at the front of the room. 119 more words

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