Going Out

History Keeping Hope Alive

19 Jul, 2017 | Daniel Johnson

Photo: William Wroblewski With Permission From GAMLP, SMC-DECMCalle Jaén, with its colourful houses and its long history going back to the 18th century, often overshadows the small museums which...

Rock Climbing in Llallagua

19 Jul, 2017 | Daniel Johnson

Photo: Daniel JohnsonAn uncommon sport high up in the AltiplanoOn a chilly Sunday morning, we set off down a valley next to a spa near Llallagua, a town between Oruro and Potosí, to meet the climbers....

Malabarista fashion

25 Jun, 2017 | Caroline Risacher

Photos: Nick somers and Fabian ZapataOr, how to dress like a hippieThe 2017 guidebook on how to be a hippie is very clear:Be from Argentina, Chile, or ColombiaCongregate in specific places in South Am...

Potter Paradise

25 Jun, 2017 | Sophie Hogan

Photo: Sophie HoganBolivia Joins the Harry Potter Party Around the WorldWith hundreds of thousands of websites, chat rooms and clubs dedicated to the saga, the famous magical world of Harry Potter is...

A Master Of His Craft

25 Jun, 2017 | Sophie Hogan

Photos: Nick somers and Sophie HoganHumo Mixologist Josué Grajeda Lino has his artform down to a teeWhen I tell Josué Grajeda Lino, the bartender at Humo's bar - The Whiskería - that I'm just not sure...

Esencia de Lleca

25 Jun, 2017 | Yolande Rowson

Photos: Nick SomersEssence of the StreetIt’s a Thursday afternoon on the Prado. A group of young men with microphones linked up to a portable speaker are in full swing, rapping about everything from d...

How to Bust the Traveller’s Blues

23 May, 2017 | Yolande Rowson

Photos: Nick SomersFour Simple Steps to Transform the Troubled TouristIt’s a depressing moment when you’re halfway across the world and you feel like a lugubrious llama. Your mind, once childlike in i...

La Paz, in Gold and Blue

23 May, 2017 | Sophie Hogan

Photos: Sophie HoganText: Aida Muratogluwhen they told us the sun would set earlier in May than it did in DecemberI felt a tinge of betrayalwinter in La Paz nothing like thesnow day-filled, salty-shoe...

DANCING TILL DAWN

16 Apr, 2017 | Federico de Blasi

Photo: Sophie HoganElectro Preste in La Paz In the ever more international and multicultural Bolivia, one of the best portraits of the country, at least from a cultural point of view, might be the Ele...

The Sacred Cave Paintings at Cala Cala

17 Feb, 2017 | Marianthi Baklava

Photo: Marianthi BaklavaAncient rites imbedded onto a rock faceCala Cala, a small, nondescript pueblo 21 kilometres south- east of the city of Oruro, boasts an extremely rich archaeological inheritanc...

Climbing the rocks of Bolivia

24 Oct, 2016 | Jet De Kort

Photo: William Wroblewski Indoor climbing in the cityHidden in the Sopocachi neighbourhood of La Paz you will find La Cueva Boulder Gym. From the outside, the building looks like any ordinary home, bu...

Diesel Inferno

28 Aug, 2016 | Madeleine Pollard

Photo: Madeleine PollardMore Than Just a Space of WasteUpon approaching the late-night bar Diesel Nacional, located in the centre of La Paz’s Sopocachi neighbourhood, you would be forgiven for thinkin...

Treading Carefully Across Bolivia

28 Aug, 2016 | Gabrielle Mcguinness

Photo: Gabrielle McguinnessAn Ethical Alternative for the Mindful TravellerThere is a certain guilt that comes with being that gringo wandering the streets of Bolivia, wrapped up in an alpaca sweater,...

Why Is La Paz Maravillosa?

20 Jul, 2016 | María Fernandez

La Paz’s Ciudadanos Chime In on Why Their City Deserves Its AccoladesIt was only possible for La Paz to be selected as one of the New Seven Wonder Cities of the World because the people of La Paz vote...

Together in the Light

20 Jul, 2016 | David Kavanagh

The slopes, the canyon, the chiseled cityA Photo essay by David KavanaghIf it were to be painted, the artist would keep three words in mind as he worked: vertical, rugged and alien. Brush in hand, he’...