Bolivia

The Salar de Uyuni Through My Lens: A Photo Essay

We knew our tour of the Salar de Uyuni would be nothing short of spectacular but really, nothing could prepare us for just how incredible it is. So many people that we met raved about it. However, as much as we thought we were prepared for its awesomeness, the Salar de Uyuni exceeded our expectations. The Salar de Uyuni was like nothing we’d seen before. It’s the...

Why You Should Visit the Sajama National Park

When in Bolivia, a lot of people head straight to the Uyuni Salt Flats and miss a very beautiful part of the country, the Sajama National Park. That’s a real shame because the Sajama National Park certainly shouldn’t be missed. With its magnificent Andean landscapes, this park is heaven for photographers and adventurers alike. There are many reasons why you should...

A Quick Guide to La Paz Bolivia

At 3640 metres above sea level, La Paz is one of the highest cities in the world. Surrounded by beautiful mountain views, the administrative capital of Bolivia is certainly one of a kind. With Aymara ladies strolling the streets dressed in their traditional outfits, street vendors galore and its weird witch markets, La Paz is a great place for observing and exploring...

A Quick Guide to Copacabana, Bolivia

Lake Titicaca is the highest navigable lake in the world and spans the border between Peru and Bolivia. After ending our five weeks in Peru at Puno by the lake, it was time to move on to Bolivia. Our first stop was Copacabana, to check out the Bolivian side of the lake. Because we were traveling with Bolivia Hop, our border crossing went very smoothly (read more...

Crossing the Border from Peru to Bolivia

One thing that I’m not fond of when travelling is overland border crossings. They always seem to be a bit stressful, sometimes time consuming and often frustrating, especially the ones in Latin America. After our last Latin America border crossing experience from Ecuador to Colombia which took over two hours, we didn’t know what to expect from the border crossing...