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Cuisine, gastronomy and drinks Bolivia

Cuisine, gastronomy and drinks Bolivia

Cuisine, gastronomy and drinks Bolivia  Kitchen Bolivian cuisine is not very starting with potatoes! On the plate, we also find rice, pasta, Andean cereals, eggs, chicken, meat from camels, cattle and sheep that roam the Altiplano, and freshwater fish.The […]

Climate, seasons and weather Bolivia

Climate, seasons and weather Bolivia

Climate, seasons and weather Bolivia Bolivia is in October. However, the climate varies widely depending on the geographical areas and their altitude. The Altiplano The 3 m above sea level is May to November. C & rsquo 000 ° 20 ° Lípez. Fortunately, […]

Geography and landscapes Bolivia

Geography and landscapes Bolivia

Geography and landscapes Bolivia Altiplano, central valleys and Amazonia draw a rare diversity which largely contributes to its charm. Covering twice the area of ​​France, Bolivia is divided into 5 ecoregions quite distinct: The Altiplano Ce high plateau […]

Devilish visions at the Oruro carnival

Devilish visions at the Oruro carnival

The carnival season is on and the party backpacker is spoiled for choice. Why not stop at Oruro, on the heights of the Altiplano, in Bolivia? This mining town, without […]

Practical life on site Bolivia

Practical life on site Bolivia

Practical life on site Bolivia Time difference 1 hour more than in Peru: when it is 12 p.m. in France, it is 7 a.m. in Bolivia in winter and 6 a.m. in summer. Language Knowledge of l & rsquo who speak little English. If you have no notion of Spanish, […]

Bolivia identity card

Bolivia identity card

Bolivia identity card - Capital city : Sucre is the constitutional capital. La Paz is the administrative capital and the si Area: 1 km² Population: approximately 11 inhabitants (213 estimate).- Density Hope  Official languages ​​: Spanish (Castilian) […]

Culture Bolivia

Culture Bolivia

Culture Bolivia Music Traditional instruments Bolivia is the cradle of the charango, the kena and the zampoña. The very popular charango, from the region of Potosí, is the Andean adaptation of the Italian guitar of baroque orchestras. With a high pitched […]

Entry formalities and useful contacts Bolivia

Entry formalities and useful contacts Bolivia

Entry formalities and useful contacts Bolivia Entry formalities - Passport still valid 6 months after the return date. - Bolivia does not require no visa for French, Belgian, Swiss and Canadian tourists, for a maximum stay of 90 days. But BE CAREFUL, […]

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Bolivia

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Bolivia

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Bolivia Camping site If there are no specialized establishments, some small hotels offer to pitch a tent in their garden. Alojamientos or hospedajes The cheapest accommodation. Summary, often dilapidated, they offer […]

Bolivia, land of adventurers

Bolivia, land of adventurers

Isn't Bolivia the most unknown country in Latin America, the land of adventure in every sense of the word? Conquistadors, explorers, Jesuit fathers, mining pioneers, […]

Recommended routes Bolivia

Recommended routes Bolivia

Recommended routes Bolivia One month in Bolivia 1st day: La Paz. Day 2 -3: excursion to Tiwanaku and drive to Copacabana, on the shores of Lake Titicaca. 4th day: return to La Paz (possible extension to Sorata or Coroico). 5th to 8th days: flight to Uyuni […]

Bolivia, baroque land

Bolivia, baroque land

On behalf of Bolivia, it's hard not to let your mind drift towards the Altiplano, traversed by vicuñas and alpacas on the sides of large frigid lakes and snow-capped […]

Health and Safety Bolivia

Health and Safety Bolivia

Health and Safety Bolivia Health For countries such as Bolivia, it is essential to contract before departure a good travel insurance - all the more so if you plan to go on a trek - which guarantees, in the event of a big problem, healthcare coverage by hospitals.With […]

Activities, sports and leisure Bolivia

Activities, sports and leisure Bolivia

Activities, sports and leisure Bolivia Football Football is arguably the best way to start a conversation with Bolivians. Here we follow the major European championships with assiduity, while, locally, it is the Bolívar club of La Paz which imposes its […]

Money and budget Bolivia

Money and budget Bolivia

Money and budget Bolivia Money, banks, exchange - In the fall of 2019, 1 € was worth about 8 Bs. The national currency is the Bolivian, indicated by the abbreviation Bs, sometimes still called peso (its old name). Beware of old banknotes stuck together […]

Bolivia: the miracles of the Black Madonna of Copacabana

Bolivia: the miracles of the Black Madonna of Copacabana

Everyone knows Copacabana in Rio. What is less known is that this beach received its name from a small town on the shores of Lake Titicaca, where worship is devoted […]

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