It had been another long night of travel in train/bus combo, when we arrived with surprisingly high spirits in La Paz, the capital city of Bolivia. We had been looking forward to Bolivia for such a large part of our trip and La Paz was the one city we may have set exceptionally high expectations for - lucky for us, never for a moment in our short 5-day stay did it cease to amaze. The city itself is built in a canyon of looming mountains and sprawls up the side of...
Borrachos sin Fronteras: Pat & Morgan do South Am
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We were not a pretty sight as we arrived in La Quiaca early in the morning after our overnight bus trip from Salta; the extremely bumpy ride accounted for a sleepless night and two very grumpy and irritable travel companions the following dawn. We had carefully timed our arrival at the Bolivian border to coincide with the departure of a cheap train that heads to our next desired location, Uyuni, but that train did not leave the Bolivian border town of Villazon un...