QuickPeek: Tourism. Rest. Hiking.
We arrived at the terminal of La Paz early in the morning. We had a Couchsurfing host in town, but he was expecting us late at night. We had all day to hang about so we stored the heavy backpack… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Rest. Cooking. Tourism. Dogs!
Leaving Oruro was a bit of fun. We were up and ready to hit the road and as we headed out of the small hostel we were at, we noticed that there traffic was super light. Hmmm, there had been… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Cooking. Rest. Tourism.
We decided to head to the small town of Uyuni about 4 hrs by bus from Potosi. This was a tourist highway, but Uyuni was a small village, just in the periphery of the world’s largest Salt flats, Salar de… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Walking. Tourism.
We came into Potosi at an elevation of about 4000m. I thought the thin air might be a bit of a bother, but apart from a little bit of shortness of breath, it was not too bad. We took a… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Hikes. Tourism.
Samaipata is a bit of an quiet village nestled in the hills with nice weather and that seemed to have attracted a sizeable community of europeans who live here. Well I suppose the presence of the foreign population just meant… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Meeting friends. Great host. Tourism.
I have been backpacking for the past 3 weeks to so, but it’s such a different mode than cycling that I am not sure how to approach it. The point to point bus rides and then trying to figure out… Continue Reading →
I thought Bolivia was primarily Altiplano. All the tourism promos for the country seem to focus on the highlands and the cultural aspects of it, but in reality about 70% of Bolivia is tropical or sub tropical and very very… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Border Crossing. New Friends!
Finally we are headed to Bolivia. It had been long time in coming, but finally we are on our way. The first time we were headed here, we turned around in Ecuador to ride the Amazonias. We skipped the second… Continue Reading →