15 Apr10 Revering Pachamama

Posted in Activity, Art, Culture, Food from Tarabuco, Bolivia by Calina

We had heard from other tourists about the Sunday market in Tarabuco—supposedly the biggest in Bolivia. Jill and I decided to check it out and hopped into what the Bolivians call a “micro bus”, a van that appears smushed from both ends. These buses somehow hold up to 20 people with all of their belongings […] (Read More)

13 Apr10 Leaving Tracks in Sucre

Posted in Culture, History and Politics, Landmarks from Sucre, Bolivia by

We arrived in Sucre at night and were involuntarily taken on a tour of the city. Our scheming cab driver “somehow” got lost trying to take us to our hostel that was only one block away from the bus station. He then multiplied his original quote by four, saying the initially quoted price was for […] (Read More)