From Meeting a Drug Trafficker to Riding on the World’s Most Dangerous Road – La Paz, Bolivia

Anyone who goes to Bolivia will most likely head to the large tourist city of La Paz, and for us it was where I would spend my birthday. La Paz is a busy city filled with local markets all the way to giant shopping malls. The streets are full of local vendors and I'm not sure if…

One of the Most Dangerous Mines in the World – Potosi, Bolivia

While we "studied' in Sucre we kept hearing of travelers visiting a small town called Potosi and decided we would give it a crack. It was going to split up our journey to Uyuni so we thought "why not" - long bus rides suck! Potosi is one of the highest cities in the world in…

Samaipata – Bolivia’s ‘Little Switzerland”

After enjoying absolute perfect weather by the pool for nearly a week in Santa Cruz we finally mustered up the motivation to hit the road again. We took a three hour mini bus to small town called Samaipata. Samaipata is sometimes referred to as Bolivia's "little Switzerland" because is is a cute town nestled in the mountains. …

The Death Train and Our First Day in Bolivia 

Our time in Brazil had come to an end and after two months we were looking forward to a change (and a much cheaper country.) Brazil is a massive country and getting to Bolivia we had to cross the entire country just to get to the border let alone our next stop of Santa Cruz. We had…