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Dinner at Gustu (La Paz, Bolivia)

Each year San Pellegrino and Acqua Panna puts out a list of the top 50 restaurants in Latin America. After being introduced to this list by my friend Tallulah, with whom I had the opportunity to dine at 1884 Restaurante by Francis Mallman, I have made it my goal to eat at as many of these places as possible while traveling through South America (as long as I could afford it of course…).  1,145 more words


Pico Austria

All good things must come to an end and so, as well, must my stay in Bolivia. I have loved almost every minute of it (maybe I didn’t love every minute of that night in the bus or the moment my phone got stolen) and I wanted to find something to do on my last day that be a fitting end to my trip. 331 more words


La Paz

August 2016

La Paz is the highest capital in the world and the setting for the book Marching Powder (which I highly recommend).

I spent an evening watching the Cholita Wrestling, which is I guess Bolivia’s version of WWF. 28 more words

Lake Titicaca

August 2016

On leaving Cusco I took the over night Peru Hop bus to La Paz via Lake Titicaca.

The night bus broke up the journey, but made it a much longer trip.   14 more words

La Paz

We arrived at our hostel (Wild Rover) at 10.45pm and the place was buzzing. We knew our friends Tilly & Marina were already partying at the bar, so we decided to join for ‘one drink’. 806 more words

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Anti-Gentrification Restaurant

Read this NYT article by Ginia Bellafante on Brooklyn’s Anti-Gentrification Restaurant.

A great initiative by people who are aware that restaurants will follow and settle in the area who very likely will have little sensitivity to the needs of the neighbourhood. 61 more words