A Week at 14,000 Feet

I’ve mentioned La Paz in a few prior posts, however never much beyond a general overview because we were just passing through.  Let’s recap: it is built into the crater of an ancient (inactive) volcano, it’s a large urban metropolis at 14,000 feet above sea level (Denver, CO is at 5,000 feet), and it’s really … Continue reading

0 to 14,000 ft

We finally made it into Bolivia on August 2nd.  After spending the night in Lima at the Manhattan Inn Hotel, a charming yet damp place about 5 minutes from the airport where we listened to the roar of turbo jets flying overhead all night (they made up for it with a mean breakfast in the … Continue reading