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La Paz Copacabana Lake Titicaca Bolivia Floating Islands

La Paz Copacabana Lake Titicaca Bolivia Floating Islands When we left La Paz we were told it was a 3.5-hour journey to Copacabana. Now the first thing anyone learns when traveling in South America is never to believe the time they tell you a journey will take. Or for that matter when they will pick […]

La Paz to Uyuni Bolivia with a Maniac Driver at Night

  “Oh my gosh” we declare, as our maniac driver weaves in and out of cement barricades at high speed. This is one fearful ride as we head out on our bus to Uyuni to visit the Salt Flats of Bolivia. I am pleased to have woken up feeling pretty well and not nearly as […]

La Paz Bolivia and Altitude Sickness

I wake feeling like I have been run over by a bus, and then I remember I have just been on a bus for all of yesterday from Peru and I have Altitude Sickness. Altitude Sickness Strikes Here I am, lying in bed and experiencing Altitude Sickness in La Paz. Waking up feeling like vomiting isn’t the best […]

Puno Peru to Copacabana to La Paz Bolivia

Today we are heading from Puno via Copacabana to La Paz by coach. Tour Scams We have already lost money on a tour we had with Escandinavia Travel. They were unable to complete the tour (stating the borders were all closed but refused to give us a refund) They tried to take us on local tours […]