The last stop for us in Bolivia was Copacabana and the Isla del Sol in the lake Titicaca. We arrived in Copacabana in the middle of the week of celebrations of Independence Day. The city was therefore literally overfilled with people and every slightly green spot was covered in tents: We eventually found an overpriced […]Read more "Copacabana & Isla del Sol, Bolivia"
After the Pampas we spent one night in Rurrenabaque and then, the next morning, left towards the Jungle, once again in a boat. We drove along the big Beni river and then into the smaller Tuichi river, where at some point we had to get out and walk a bit because otherwise the boat couldn’t […]Read more "Rurrenabaque, Bolivia – La Selva"
From La Paz to Rurrenabaque we opted for the plane, which costs a lot more than the bus. But at least we didn’t loose a day on the way nor on the way back (the bus ride is between 18 and 22 hours) and it is also a lot safer from what we have heard […]Read more "Rurrenabaque, Bolivia – La Pampa"
After the death road we had two more days in La Paz. The first, monday, we spent the morning checking out travel offices in order to find the best deal for our trip to Rurrenabaque into the pampa and the jungle. The entire rest of the day Gab went shopping and I followed her. We […]Read more "La Paz II, Bolivia"
The trip from Vallegrande to La Paz turned out to be much longer than expected (22h instead of 18h) because there was a massive parade in La Paz and also in other cities on the way (beginning of the University year). So when we arrived the parade was already well on it’s way (it had […]Read more "La Paz & Ruta de la Muerte, Bolivia"
We left Samaipata in the morning and our plan was to go to Vallegrande and from there find transportation to “La Higuera” to follow in the footsteps of Che Guevara. In the bus though we found out that it goes all the way to Pucará, which is only 12km from La Higuera and this made […]Read more "El camino del Che, Bolivia"
So although we told ourselfs we wouldn’t takes a bus again that arrives at 5 in the morning, this is exactly what happend because there just wasn’t another option to go from Sucre to Samaipata. So we got there at 5am in the dark and it was freezing cold (everything was frozen over because it […]Read more "Samaipata & El Fuerte, Bolivia"