Posts Tagged: bolivia

Nuestra Señora de La Paz, Bolivia

How many “peluquerías” (hairdressers) are there in Calle Santa Cruz? How many “panes con palta” can you eat for breakfast? How many times do you hear “ya” per day? Well, you’ve got to love La Paz. Advertisements

Nuestra Señora de La Paz, Bolivia

How many “peluquerías” (hairdressers) are there in Calle Santa Cruz? How many “panes con palta” can you eat for breakfast? How many times do you hear “ya” per day? Well, you’ve got to love La Paz.

On South American music: the Charango

Photo: Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia While traveling in South America I became aware of this refreshing sound which was news to me. The instrument was the “charango” and I completely fell in love with it.

On South American music: the Charango

Photo: Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia While traveling in South America I became aware of this refreshing sound which was news to me. The instrument was the “charango” and I completely fell in love with it.

Driving in Argentina… Roger?

Northern Argentina is a grand place for a drive. I went all the way from La Quiaca to Mendoza, plus I got the pleasure of driving, thanks to Roger. Have I mentioned Roger?

Driving in Argentina… Roger?

Northern Argentina is a grand place for a drive. I went all the way from La Quiaca to Mendoza, plus I got the pleasure of driving, thanks to Roger. Have I mentioned Roger?

Copacabana, Bolivia

  This information might be now outdated but here goes anyway. If you ever go to Copacabana (the main port leading to Isla del Sol), try to get some soles, bolivianos, dollars, anything, from an ATM (in Puno, La Paz, wherever you’re

Copacabana, Bolivia

  This information might be now outdated but here goes anyway. If you ever go to Copacabana (the main port leading to Isla del Sol), try to get some soles, bolivianos, dollars, anything, from an ATM (in Puno, La Paz, wherever you’re

Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia

That was the excursion jeep which took us for a 3 day excursion around the Bolivian altiplano. Kidding.

Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia

That was the excursion jeep which took us for a 3 day excursion around the Bolivian altiplano. Kidding.

Galo de Barcelos – Salar de Uyuni

That’s a “Galo de Barcelos” (something like “Barcelos Rooster”), a Portuguese symbol, standing proud on its temporary piece of salt. Then it went back to my pocket.

Galo de Barcelos – Salar de Uyuni

That’s a “Galo de Barcelos” (something like “Barcelos Rooster”), a Portuguese symbol, standing proud on its temporary piece of salt. Then it went back to my pocket.

Just another Bolivian dawn

Photo: Heike Rammelt — One useful thing you should definitely consider before traveling around South America is to know your Spanish. That helps getting around easily in several situations. Me and Fabri arrived at Uyuni around 5am, coming from La Paz.

Just another Bolivian dawn

Photo: Heike Rammelt — One useful thing you should definitely consider before traveling around South America is to know your Spanish. That helps getting around easily in several situations. Me and Fabri arrived at Uyuni around 5am, coming from La Paz.