Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia & San Pedro de Atacama, Chile. I’m not sure why, but despite being one of Bolivia’s main tourist attractions, we were not particularly excited about visiting the salt flats of Uyuni. We should have been though as it was brilliant. Uyuni itself wasn’t even as bad as we’d read but restaurants … More Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia & San Pedro de Atacama, Chile.
Volounteering in a nursery in the REAL Bolivian Capital … More Sucre, Bolivia.
Cochabamba, Bolivia. In Cochabamba, we stayed out of town in the Tiquipaya area at Cabańas Las Lilas. Our bus from La Paz got in two hours late at about 8.30pm. We then a right faff with the taxi driver who could not find the hostel and so we didn’t arrive until late. This won’t be … More Cochabamba, Bolivia.
The Yungas (Coroico, Yolosa, Yolosita), Bolivia. After finishing the bike ride on the “World’s Most Dangerous Road”, the tour ended at Villa Verde, a resort hostel in the village of Yolosita near Coroico, in the Yungas region of Bolivia. It was nice to be at lower altitude, with nice weather, at a resort with a … More The Yungas (Coroico, Yolosa, Yolosita), Bolivia.
The World’s Most Dangerous Road, Bolivia. After 6 nights in La Paz, we embarked on a bike tour of the famous “World’s Most Dangerous Road”, the route that runs between La Paz and the Yungas region of Bolivia. These days, there is a safer, more modern route and so the journey has become a hugely … More The World’s Most Dangerous Road, Bolivia.
La Paz, Bolivia. La Paz has a reputation of being gritty and dangerous. We found it to be fine, though it wasn’t one of our favourite cities. We spent the first three nights just relaxing in a nice room at a hostel in the affluent southern district of Sopacachi at Casa Skyways B&B. Ran by … More La Paz, Bolivia.
Copacabana & Isla Del Sol, Bolivia. We arrived in Copacabana after a pretty quick and easy 4 hour bus journey and border crossing from Puno, in Peru. We weren’t sure of what to expect from Copacabana as it was our first stop in Bolivia but upon arrival we were happy as it was very sunny … More Copacabana & Isla del Sol, Bolivia.