Going Out

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’...

Allkamari

15 May, 2016 | Jerusa Pozo

Liquid Enlightenment in Valle de las AnimasPhoto: Jerusa PozoI once heard that if you want to move forward, occasionally you have to exorcise your demons, give yourself a spiritual jolt. One ‘huasca’,...

Surreal Questionaire

29 Mar, 2016 | Hugh Ollard

Photo: Kit FretzIt was a rainy, overcast day when BX descended on unwitting university students at the Universidad Mayor de San Andrés to grill them on their views about some of life’s most pressing q...

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...