Ultimate List of The Best Hostels in Bolivia

List of the Best Hostels in Bolivia – From $6 : Updated for 2018

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Note: This article is updated in March 2018! In this article, you will find the following – Best hostels in Cochabamba; Best hostels in Copacabana; Best hostels in Oruro; Best hostels in Potosi; Best hostels in Rurrenabaque; Best hostels in Santa Cruz; Best hostels in Sucre; and Best hostels in Tarija. Providing you a list of the BEST HOSTELS IN BOLIVIA. …

7 Awesome Things to Do in Sucre, Bolivia

7 Awesome Things to Do in Sucre, Bolivia @worldlyadventur

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Although Sucre rarely makes the top of travellers’ itineraries, it’s slowly becoming popular as a cheap – and, more importantly – stunning destination. Among the incredible things to do in Sucre, Bolivia, find museums dedicated to fascinating local traditions and hikes through landscapes that’ll make you wonder if you’ve somehow slipped back in time. It goes without saying that those …

My Bolivia Journey – Dispelled Myths and New Discoveries @BolTurOficial

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Bolivia is amazing. Can I just make one thing clear before anything else is written?  I had my worries and doubts about safety there – prior to leaving Australia, I hadn’t gone further out of South East Asia, in tourist hotspots like Phuket and Bali.  On the first day of walking through La Paz, I tied the cord of my …

La Paz and the furious

La Paz and the furious: a story of taking chances

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It was the third leg of our South American trip; having done Brazil and Argentina, we were northbound to the beautiful country of Bolivia. Flying over the amazon jungle and seeing the majestic silhouette of the Amazon River did not distract us from getting anxious. Anxiety, that roots back a couple of months ago when we were still on the planning stage of …

7 Reasons to Visit Bolivia Now – The best things to do in Bolivia

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There are so many things to do in Bolivia – It is one of the most diverse countries on the planet, boasting rugged mountains with snow-capped peaks; vast deserts; dense jungle; volcanoes; high-altitude lakes and the world’s most dangerous road! The capital city, La Paz is the highest administrative capital in the world. It’s definitely one of South America’s more …

A week in La Paz, Bolivia – Adventures, Beers and Breweries!

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Our entrance to La Paz had been a little more than your average bus journey; high winds and heaving waves on the Tiquina Strait of Lake Titicaca made for a very interesting ferry crossing involving sitting on a bus as it pitched up and down on a flimsy floating platform, with the wind lashing rain against the windows. We really …

Backpacker’s Guide - Uyuni, Bolivia to San Pedro Atacama, Chile

Backpacker’s Guide – Uyuni, Bolivia to San Pedro Atacama, Chile

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Well, this article will talk about our experience of going from La Paz, Bolivia to Uyuni, Bolivia then doing the three days/two nights tour of Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia to San Pedro Atacama, Chile. Check out some of the cool and cheap tours you could do in La Paz and San Pedro de Atacama. You also need to know that the electricity …

Casa Prado Hotel- Boutique Comfort in La Paz, Bolivia

Casa Prado Hotel- Boutique Comfort in La Paz, Bolivia

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La Paz is so much more than its best-known accolade of the world’s highest administrative capital city (at 3650 metres breathing can become a challenge!) The city is enclosed by the Altiplano mountain range, providing breathtaking views of snow-capped peaks in all directions. Whilst concrete towers have sneaked into the skyline in places, historical cathedrals, museums and colonial buildings still …

Bolivia Hop - Backpacker transport from Peru to Bolivia

Bolivia Hop – Backpacker transport from Peru to Bolivia

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The younger, smaller brother of the well-established Peru Hop, Bolivia Hop provides a hop-on, hop-off coach service from Cusco, Peru to La Paz, Bolivia. It’s a fantastic new extension to the Peru Hop service travelling between Lima and Cusco, filling a much-needed gap in the market for backpacker-friendly transport from Peru to Bolivia, complete with two visits to Lake Titicaca, …

Barracuda Biking - Cycling Death Road Bolivia!

Barracuda Biking – Cycling Death Road Bolivia!

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Have you heard of the Cycling Death Road Bolivia? Just outside of La Paz, the highest administrative Capital city in the world and nestled in the Altiplano Mountains of Bolivia, lies the world’s most dangerous road. Built in the 1930’s during the Chaco War by Paraguayan prisoners, the Yungas road from La Paz to Coroico was the first ever connection from …

Abseiling with Urban Rush Bolivia - Sky-high in La Paz!

Abseiling with Urban Rush Bolivia – Sky-high in La Paz!

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If you’re planning a trip to the beautiful and enchanting city of La Paz, then you’ll find there’s a lot more here to keep you captivated than the magnificent colonial buildings, Mercado de Brujas (Witch Market) and a myriad cultural attraction and museums. La Paz is a thriving hub for adrenaline fuelled adventure sports, one of the best being the …