Up Close Bolivia, volunteering in La Paz

On this trip I was very keen to volunteer and most of the research I conducted before I left was into volunteering. I did this at Aldea Luna, which was my first stop, and I kinda knew that I wouldn't have time again in Chile and Argentina due to the amount of places I wanted …

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Red Caps Food Tour and all the other food I’ve eaten (and remembered to photograph) in La Paz.

So yes I had guinea pig, not as part of the tour and I'll come on to that later. The tour surely counts as my most awkward date ever, although it wasn't an actual date as I had paid to go on a tour, but the problem was no one else showed up. I suppose …

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Tren Turístico from El Alto to Tiahuanaco (Tiwanaku) and Guaqui (Lake Titicaca)

A friend who lives in La Paz said that there was a train, which ran once a month, I could take to visit the Tiwanaku ruins which are around 70km outside La Paz. I was keen to visit as the site predates the Incas and the civilisation came into prominence around 600BC. If you can't …

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