BOLIVIA

Poverty in Bolivia is among the worst in South America, but it is not without its resources. Below is our review of the country after spending 72 days exploring both its nature and its cities.

Cave in Torotoro for Boliva tourism
Tinku is the art of ritual mayhem and is a yearly celebration in Bolivia. The only form of Tinku I

Tips and Shopping in Bolivia

Obtaining a visa with a USA passport is not without its difficulties as some have reported. However, if you obtain it in Peru before entry you can avoid all the hassle.

Also if visiting Bolivia the markets are a must for great deals.

Viewpoint in Sucre Bolivia, shopping in Bolivia
I walked into the massive department store, stopped and looked around.  The open expanse of the room filled with shelves
La Paz Plaza de Armas
Despite the horror stories you may have heard, getting a Bolivian tourist visa as a US citizen or an American

Places to Visit in Bolivia

Bolivia is known for its immense salt flats, dinosaur footprints and much more.

Check out a few of the places we visited.

Uyuni Salt Flats
The wind was howling through the drafty room. The single 15-watt light bulb dangling from the ceiling by its wire
Dinosaur in Sucre, dinosaur footprints
Just outside of Sucre, Bolivia lies the largest collection of dinosaur footprints in the world. Over 10,000 dinosaur tracks have
View of Torotoro Valley
We stood at the top of a cliff in the middle of Torotoro National Park mesmerized by the waterfall tumbling
La Paz, City in the sky
La Paz, the capital of Bolivia, is the highest capital city in the world. It rests at an altitude of
Death Road and a waterfall
Thousands have died here on this narrow dirt road: people in buses, trucks, cars and even bicycles. "You must be

Don’t forget your warm clothes.  Bolivia has a lot of high elevation places that are cold.  I bought a coat similar to this one from the local market in La Paz to keep me warm.



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