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

The Salar Series: Lagoons and Geysers

Most tours of Salar de Uyuni have you choose one of two different expeditions: the first and most obvious takes you to the salt flats themselves, the other takes you to see the many lakes, geysers, hot springs and ancient rock formations in the southern tip of Bolivia — in the Eduardo Avaroa Andean Fauna … Continue reading

A Very Quick Trip to Copacabana

It’s a 3 hour drive from La Paz to Copacabana, a charming town overrun with backpackers on the shores of Lake Titicaca.  Known for its beautiful basilica to the Virgen de Copacabana, Copacabana is also the gateway to all things on the lake.  Because there’s so much to see on Lake Titicaca and you have … Continue reading