Category Archives: Bolivia

Candelaria Hacienda

We spend our day today at Candelaria Hacienda. It is a break from riding in a vehicle for long periods of time. We are learning new skills. We start with baking buns. Elizabeth, the owner of the hacienda, mixes the … Continue reading

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La Higuera to Candelaria

The last two days have basically been a road trip. 7 or 8 hours each day seated in a 4 wheel drive. Road conditions vary greatly. The roads from Samaipata are mostly paved but in poor repair. The majority of … Continue reading

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Che Guevara

The big part of the day is the story of Che Guevara as told by the keeper of the keys to the school where he was executed. We arrive at the small village of La Higuera about 4:00 in the … Continue reading

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Samaipata, Bolivia

We are a caravan of three 4wheel drive vehicles. Leaving Santa Cruz we drive south towards Samaipata. The speed limit is 70kph, and slower through the towns we encounter. It takes us three hours to arrive at our destination. Our … Continue reading

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Let the Tour Begin

Today we meet up with our travel companions. Noon is our target. We start out to have breakfast across the street, the cafe is closed and when we go back to the hotel to ask where else to go they … Continue reading

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Santa Cruz, Bolivia

We read this Santa Cruz is nothing special and I think I must agree. Nice enough place but just a city. This is our first time to Bolivia so it is a really good intro and the city seems friendly … Continue reading

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Lima, Peru to Santa Cruz, Bolivia

We sight see from our taxi on the way to the airport in Lima to catch our flight to Santa Cruz, Bolivia. In the area where gringos are not supposed to tread, we drive through a circular square the size … Continue reading

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Packing for Peru, Bolivia and Chile

We are leaving for Peru, Bolivia and Chile in a couple of days. We are connecting with a Wild Frontiers tour through Bolivia and will travel on our own in Peru and Chile. This trip has been put together rather … Continue reading

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Our Next Adventure……Bolivia and Chile

About 3¬†weeks ago, I spotted a tour from Wild Frontiers that goes into the salt flats of Bolivia and up onto the Altiplano of Chile. It is a small group (12 people max) tour, and it currently had only 5 … Continue reading

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