Going Out

Fuzzy Logic

28 Mar, 2016 | Kit Fretz

Photo: Kit FretzAfter 17 hours of hairpin bends, we arrive in the northern Bolivian town of Rurrenabaque, situated on the banks of the Rio Beni, which separates the La Paz and the Beni departments. I’...

Lights and Shadows

07 Dec, 2015 | J.Q. Cooley and Anna Grace

A PHOTOPOEM BY J.Q. COOLEY AND ANNA GRACE                          &nb...

Light Flight

07 Dec, 2015 | Lila Andrea Monasterios Esteves

Have you ever seen a colony of butterflies travelling? Or more specifically, have you witnessed their journey through the trees covering the lowlands of eastern Bolivia, filling the lush green canopy...

Pop-up Community

28 Oct, 2015 | J.Q. Cooley

The Miniparques of El AltoIt's field trip day. The rare occasion when you and all your classmates get to leave the classroom and explore the world outside to learn from everything other than books and...

Long Road to the Interior

28 Oct, 2015 | J.Q.Cooley

My Journey with a Taxista through La Paz‘The secret to driving in Bolivia,’ Edgar says, streetlights illuminating his smile, ‘is thinking ahead.’ At that moment, his eyes catch sight of a family of to...

OMB: La Paz Dub, Drum and Bass

05 Oct, 2015 | Anna Keeley

The Music Collective and Label Putting Bolivian Beats on the MapIt was 3 am at digital art collective Oí Más Bass’ club night, La Bass, at Roots Reggae Bar in Sagarnaga, but people weren’t getting tir...

READING THE SOUTHERN SKY

26 Aug, 2015 | Maxwell Popescu

Look into the mesmerising Andean sky on a winter night and it’s easy to understand the jealousy of northern stargazers. Down here, in the Southern Hemisphere, the glowing white band of the Milky Way i...

LACK OF SPACE

26 Aug, 2015 | Megan Sunderland

And What to Do About ItSpace is of key value when traveling. Given the lack of room in many modes of transportation, often one’s body remains immobile for long periods of time, which can cause discomf...

MAPPING CULTURAL SPACES

26 Aug, 2015 | Megan Sunderland

Making Bolivian Culture More AccessibleThe Centro Cultural Torino, located on the upper balcony of Hotel Torino on Socabaya Street, is a small salon with a series of vintage patterned armchairs. The b...

Flaviadas

28 May, 2015 | Emily Cashen

PHOTO: ALEX AYALAStrolling down Avenida Ecuador early on a Saturday evening, you may very well be greeted by the sound of a Bach melody floating on the breeze. Following this symphony will lead you th...

Roberto and La Costilla

28 May, 2015 | Emily Cashen

PHOTO: ELIZA WOODLa Costilla: a 5am refuge, a kaleidoscopic trip down the rabbit-hole, a time vortex where night magically morphs into day. Like Sopocachi's own Room of Requirement, this bar of wonder...

Familia Galán

28 May, 2015 | Emily Cashen

PHOTO: K-OS GALÁNWith the twirling skirts of the Kulluwada dancers, the booming backdrop of constant live music and the mile-long water fights along El Prado, Carnival in La Paz is always a vibrant af...

Singani: Bolivia's National Liquor

28 May, 2015 | Eliza Wood

It is clear, just by the number of different singani-based drinks—such as the chuflay and té con té—along with the plethora of bottles lining the shelves of any Bolivian supermarket, that singani is p...

Gay Bar

28 May, 2015 | Eliza Wood

PHOTO: ELIZA WOODEl cementerio de elefantes is a graveyard in Africa filled with the corpses and bones of elephants who go to die there when they know their life is about to end. ‘Elephant graveyards’...

Clown Bar

28 May, 2015 | Mila Araoz

The bar El Acuario is hidden deep amongst the busy, traffic-filled streets in the commercial district of Max Paredes. Behind three women selling chicharrón lie some steep steps leading down to the 'El...