Bolivia, the End: Cochabamba and Santa Cruz

We were coming to the end of our Bolivia adventure, with only 5 more days left in the country.  Back in Cochabamba, we had only 24 hours before a flight to Santa Cruz, 24 hours in which we had to get two things done: La Cancha and silpancho. I’ll start with La Cancha, the largest open market … Continue reading

Cochabamba: Acclimating to Climate and Culture

Like many families, my family decides to reunite itself every year.  It’s usually the first weekend in August when my mom, my dad, my brother and I pile ourselves into the car and drive up to Pennsylvania to reunite with my paternal grandmother, her sisters and brother and their extended families.  We spend an entire … Continue reading