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Happy Thanksgiving from Bolivia

I have so much to be grateful for this Thanksgiving. My family, my health and happiness. I am surrounded by love and am so fortunate to be able to follow my dreams. 111 more words


From Peru to Bolivia

This story could also be called ‘how unlucky can we get’ or ‘why do buses hate us?’ let me explain…

So the two day Puno bus strike that kept us for longer than we liked in this tiny town was finally over and we‘d changed our tickets so were guaranteed to be the first outta there. 441 more words


Emotional reunion with my birth country Bolivia

In this blog I’ll tell the story of when I returned to my birth town Sucre after 25 long years…

Some background

On Saturday morning the 18th of October in 2014 it finally happened. 2,069 more words


4 days on the road with a Suyana mobile in the Bolivian altiplano

Already weeks ahead I was looking forward to join this trip with a team of co-ordinators from the Suyana Foundation. Among my other travels in South America this would be for sure the one bearing the most insight of true Bolivian way of living as well as giving me the opportunity to meet Bolivian people, see how Suyana managed to help them improve their way of life and actually get to talk to them. 1,104 more words


Surviving Death Road

60 kilometres long, 3 meters wide, draped with lush greens, topped with hazardous rocks and a few 1000 feet drop – this is Death Road! 548 more words


Death Road

The bus from La Paz keeps gaining altitude. La Paz is already a high (and cold) city but soon we’re not just looking at snow-capped peaks, there are patches of snow on the roadside. 1,273 more words


A Honeymoon to Colourful La Paz

It seems to me that the city of La Paz in Bolivia must be one of the most colourful places in the world! Located in a bowl surrounded by the high mountains of the altiplano, La Paz is a great starting point for nature treks, but is also an important cultural centre for couples seeking a more culture-focused honeymoon.