Monthly Archives: Dec 2014

Delightful Sucre.

I knew where I wanted to spend Christmas the moment I walked into B&B Casa Verde. It’s owned by a Belgian guy and it is a wonderful little oasis in the heart of the city. “Proud, genteel Sucre is Bolivia’s … Continue reading

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Blood, sweat and tears.

“The tunnel grew darker and more claustrophobic, the air harder to breathe. But we trudged deeper into the bowels of a mountain where thousands of miners toil and countless more are entombed, casualties of a centuries-old lust for silver. Behind … Continue reading

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This must be heaven!

Travelling with three Dutch girls and a young lady from the Basque Country in Spain – I truly must have died and gone to heaven! From the sprawling city of La Paz I took an extremely comfortable night bus to … Continue reading

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Bienvenidos a Sudameríca (la segunda parte).

This is how my guidebook describes my first country in the second part of my travels through South America: “Rough around the edges, superlative in its natural beauty, rugged, vexing, complex and slightly nerve-racking.” I couldn’t agree more! It took … Continue reading

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