57 Days Abroad

Archive for the ‘Bolivia’ Category

Day 46. Con Cambas Y Collas

Day 46. My original passage for Day 46 was lost when my laptop and iPhone got stolen. I’ll briefly summarize what I remember. Got up around 8am today so we could go to the meeting. My great aunt knew where it was and so she dropped us off. We met lots of the friends and […]

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Day 45. Santa Cruz de la Sierra

Day 45. My original passage for Day 45 was lost when my laptop and iPhone got stolen. I’ll briefly summarize what I remember. Because our flight departed to Santa Cruz at 6am, we had to wake up around 4:30am to get to the airport by 5am. We got to the airport, blitzed through security, and […]

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Day 44. Miss You Cochabamba (& the Salteñas)

Day 44. Third day in Cochabamba and the second day we’ve gone running in the morning. Today we actually jogged to the gym, which surprisingly was decent and organized. After destroying our chest and triceps, we left to get some breakfast at home. Our next destination was Santa Cruz, Bolivia. We decided to only go […]

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Day 43. You’ll Eat A Lot in Cochabamba

Day 43. Woke up today to a beautiful view and then my alarm clock. We had plans today to visit my other grandma (my dad’s mom) in the morning. So we got up a little early to go running and break a sweat before our appointment. The altitude seems to affect us here, as we […]

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Day 42. Bloqueos (Roadblocks) entre La Paz y Cochabamba

Day 42. Possibly one of the craziest experiences of my life was today. I don’t believe I have ever done something so drastic with such uncertainty. I’ll explain… At 4am this morning, our bus driver pulled over on the side of the road. Next he turned off the bus. We were 2 hours away from […]

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Day 41. La Paz is Somewhat Peaceful

Day 41. Finally, we had a day to tour La Paz. Our other two days had been spent out of the city (Lake Titicaca y El Camino De La Muerte). Great thing about the Adventure Brew Hostel is their checkout time being 1pm. With this amount of time we were able to accomplish a few […]

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Day 40. El Camino de la Muerte (Road of Death)

Day 40. Indescribable day. So many moments of greatness. Flying down a gravel road being literally inches away from 60 meters drop-offs one second, the next second getting drenched driving under waterfalls and always seeing some jaw-dropping landscapes made today one of the highlights of my life. Anyways, how it all began… We got up […]

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Day 39. Lago Titicaca y La Isla del Sol

Day 39. Woke up to my alarm today which I thought was 7am. However realizing that it was still dark out, we knew something was wrong. I consulted Tallon and we agreed it was an hour early and my clock was wrong. Bonus!—we got to sleep another hour. We got up at the proper time […]

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Day 38. Chile to Bolivia Border Crossing (Arica to La Paz)

Day 38. Sleeping on the bus was as usual–not awesome. We had a bit of a rude awakening at about 5am when we arrived at a checkpoint. We were asked to gather our ID’s/passports so we gave them to our bus attendant. Five minutes later a few passengers were asked to get off the bus. […]

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