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La Paz - Bolivia

We leave Uyuni for La Paz at approximately 19.30. The distance is 790 km and it will take at least 10 hours. I am quite surprised to find the bus in tip-top shape. 505 more words

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The Fear Factor

Even though I’ve geographically left my job, the children I have taught over the last 8 years have never been far from my thoughts. Any teacher will understand this; most people go into teaching either because they want to share their passion with young people, or because they want to give the younger generations something they didn’t have when at school. 943 more words


Nearly 3 weeks in Bolivia!

It’s been nearly 3 weeks here in Bolivia and I know that I’ve been rather quiet. I had my own reasons though. Apart from being quite busy, I did not want to be too negative and I had a feeling that if I were to write about anything, it would be mostly complaining. 308 more words

Marching Powder

After a brief stay in Potosi, the former silver capital of the world, we travelled to La Paz. It was an interesting city to spend a few days – it has many layers, and while it is dodgy at night, it’s a great place to wander during the day. 304 more words

Partnerships in Education that Save Lives

Recently HOPE worldwide Bolivia had the privilege of hosting a life-changing conference where Dr. Luis Martinez, an infectious disease specialist and Regional Medical Officer for the United States Foreign Service, presented “Control and Prevention of the Ebola Virus in Bolivia” to almost 100 doctors, nurses, medical students and healthcare professionals at Hospital Arco Iris. 223 more words

Swimming with whale sharks in La Paz

Our trip to Baja California had only one purpose. We wanted to see some wicked fauna there – marine animals to be exact. Google told us that Sea of Cortez is one of the largest concentrations of fish and sea mammals on Earth! 1,366 more words

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