Category: Bolivia

Guide to the Andes

July 7, 2017
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The Andes Mountains. The longest continual mountain range in the world, and neighbour to rainforests, deserts, glaciers and volcanoes, ancient civilisations and modern capital cities. It stretches across seven South American nations and offers visitors unrivalled landscapes, world-class trekking, award-winning vineyards, glistening salt flats, and a chance to experience true Andean culture. Covering an astonishing 3.371 million km², it can be overwhelming trying to narrow down a specific destination or area of the Andes to explore. So, we’ve put together a guide to the Andes, broken down into some of our favourite destinations. Where will you explore next? Where to go in the Andes? Peru Home to Machu Picchu, Peru has arguably the most popular and well-known tourist attraction in the Andes. Whether trekking the Inca Trail, or travelling by train from the stunning capital of Cusco, this is one destination you definitely won’t want to miss. While Machu Picchu…

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5 Tips for Travelling in Bolivia

You'll have to be patient in Bolivia
April 24, 2017
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Bolivia

Bolivia is unlike any country in South America. Around every corner is a new delight, from bustling markets to other-worldly landscapes, and the unique Bolivian culture is one that will stay with you for a lifetime. See locals in indigenous dress walking the streets of the capital, photograph the crystalline lands of Salar de Uyuni, or take a dive at the world’s highest lake in search of ancient ruins. Whatever you decide to do during your visit to Bolivia, we’ve put together five tips for making the most of your time and dealing with the uniquely Bolivian idiosyncrasies you may come across during your travels.   1.  Learn to be patient The pace of life in Bolivia may be entirely different than what you are used to back home. Patience will serve you well while travelling the country, as everything from public transport to restaurant service runs on its own…

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