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Video Blog: Hummingbird

In Bolivia, I have already seen hummingbirds several times. Sometimes, they even come to the garden of the house where I live in Cochabamba.

But by the time I get my camera ready, the birds have left. 61 more words


Middle-aged Cholitas climb Mount Illimani

A group of middle-aged Cholitas reached the 6,438 m summit of Mount Illimani  last week, creating a storm on social media and attracting international interest. Most of the Aymara indigenous women, aged in their 40’s and 50’s, work as cooks for their mountaineer guide husbands. 269 more words

La Paz - Bolivia

La Paz is just a few hours on the bus away from Copacabana, and the journey involves crossing Lake Titicaca, using a combination of a wooden raft for the bus, and small passenger ferries. 489 more words


Viewing the wildlife along the rivers of the Pampas del Yacuma

I’m not a big fan of wellington boots, but there I was, wading ankle-deep through the swamp waters of the Pampas del Yacuma. Not only that, but we were searching for anacondas. 573 more words


Scenic Tour of Lake Titicaca: Copacabana, Bolivia to Puno, Peru by Bus

After our boat from Isla del Sol got back to Copacabana around 5:00pm, we purchased tickets from the Titicaca company for our onward journey to Puno, Peru for the following morning.  1,386 more words



April 22nd – April 30th


We started our foray into Bolivia by hopping half an hour over the border to Copacabana, a tourist trap lying on the shore of Lake Titicaca. 1,240 more words


The Last Supper

The road alongside Rio Cotogaita eventually joins the main highway south through the Bolivian wine lands to Tarija.

Just outside Tarija, in the one-road town of Carraras I met an engineer on a bike, Alberto. 232 more words