Bolivia, headspace, South America

panic in Potosi

Bec / 27/06/2013

Potosi was not kind to me. Sitting at an altitude of 4060mtrs, the mining city took my breath away, and not in a good way. The temperature also dropped and wind picked up, whistling through the narrow streets to slap us in the face. I would recommend against staying at…

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Bolivia, South America

blasting into Bolivia

Bec / 18/06/2013

Our first taste of Bolivia was La Paz, the commercial capital of Bolivia and where el Presidente lives and works. Due to that fact, our first full day there had the backing soundtrack of random blasts of fireworks. Not the pretty “ooh, aah” kind either, just the annoying-sounds-like-gunfire kind. Protests…

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