Tag Archives: Bolivia

Tiwanaku

To give it the full UNESCO title, this world heritage site is Tiwanaku: Spiritual and Political Centre of the Tiwanaku Culture, located about 70km from La Paz near Lake Titicaca. I had planned to take public transport there but was warned … Continue reading

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La Paz

La Paz is not a world heritage site, but I do try to ‘do’ capitals and it is also the nearest city to my next site. I arrived on an overnight bus from Santa Cruz, where I had changed back … Continue reading

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Jesuit Missions of the Chiquitos

Up to now, I’d only been in the mountainous part of Bolivia, but from Sucre I took an overnight bus (all seventeen hours of it) north-east to Santa Cruz and then another bus (only six and a half hours) to … Continue reading

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Historic City of Sucre

I took an afternoon bus from Potosi to Sucre and decided to take a taxi to a nice sounding hotel I’d picked from the ‘mid-range’ priced list of accommodation on Wikitravel, deciding it was time I had a bit of luxury. … Continue reading

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City of Potosi

Along with the other seven people from my wilderness jeep tour, I took the evening bus from Uyuni to Potosi, where I had cunningly booked a hostel before I left Tupiza. It being a hostel though, there was no heating despite … Continue reading

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Llamas, salt flats and other natural wonders

Continuing north up the valley from Tilcara, I took a bus to the Bolivian border. I had thought to either take the overnight bus from there to my next world heritage site, the city of Potosi, or perhaps break the … Continue reading

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