Reviews

A Call to Nature

29 Oct, 2019 | Nicole Marquez Aguirre

Photos: Nicole Marquez Aguirre The Bolivian Amazon’s Ambue Ari wildlife sanctuary My arrival at the Ambue Ari wildlife sanctuary, or ‘the park’ as the volunteers call it, began as a jou...

RECOMMENDATIONS BX-99

29 Oct, 2019 | BX TEAM

WILDLIFE SANCTUARY COMUNIDAD INTI WARA YASSI Description: CIWY is a Bolivian non-governmental organisation dedicated to rescuing, caring for and rehabilitating sick, mistreated and abandoned...

RECOMMENDATIONS BX-98

25 Sep, 2019 | BX TEAM

MUELA DEL DIABLO Description: This rock formation in the south of the city is one of the most iconic sights in La Paz. Muela del diablo means ‘devil’s molar’ and its shape is what remains of an e...

Recommendations BX-97

31 Dec, 1969 | BX Team

LA SENDA VERDE WILDLIFE SANCTUARY Description: La Senda Verde is home to more than 800 animals from almost 60 different species. They provide daily educational tours of the refuge to local and fo...

Remembering Rosita Ríos

24 Jun, 2019 | Talulla Cragg

Photos: Talulla Cragg A museum on Calle Jaen celebrates the late actress As I enter the Museo Rosita Ríos on the bright and historic Calle Jaén, warmly greeted by her granddaughter and co-fo...

Back to basics

24 Jun, 2019 | Adriana L. Murillo A.

Images: Courtesy of Tania Fabiani Einn brings the tangible back to our livesWhen was the last time that you wrote a letter by hand? Or wrote a note to a friend? In today’s digitised age, where we...

From the other side of the bar

23 May, 2019 | Emily Kilner

Photo Essay by Emily Kilner The intricacies of inventing, creating and presenting cocktails at Jallalla Will it be a G&T or an espresso martini tonight? We often spend a few minutes brow...

Cruzze Bar & Pizzeria

23 May, 2019 | Adriana L. Murillo A.

Photos: Emily Kilner A small but very edgy space in Sopocachi Easily recognisable by its colourful murals of well-known Bolivian faces, Cruzze Bar & Pizzeria, on Calle Cecilio Guzmán de...

Squashing the competition

23 May, 2019 | Emily Kilner

Photos: Emily Kilner The sport continues its rise in popularity as ambitious Bolivian athletes aspire to bring home the gold this summer at the Pan American Games I am out of breath just wat...

Beer to stay?

25 Mar, 2019 | Will Turner

Photo: Alex Melean What does the future hold for craft brewing in Bolivia? I'm drinking an Artesana Cobriza Red Ale in La Paz’s Cafe Vida near the Witches’ Market. It’s full-bodied but light...

If You Zamponnabe My Lover

25 Mar, 2019 | Will Turner

Photo: Renata Lazcano   You've got to learn to playIt's been described as ‘the communication between the human world and nature,’ as a vital expression of Andean culture and, more prosaicall...

Ladies of the Fight

27 Feb, 2019 | Ellie Gomes

Photo: Ellie GomesA Sunday afternoon in the wrestling ringAs we navigated the bustling Sunday market in El Alto around stalls selling everything from shoe laces to car parts, we were approached by two...

Who Are the Palliris?

20 Jan, 2019 | Sophie Blow

Photo: Ivan Rodriguez PetkovicShedding light on the work of women in the Bolivian mining industryA Bolivian mine can be a tough place to earn a living, especially for a woman. All miners suffer f...

Hip Hop in La Paz

20 Jan, 2019 | Sophie Blow

Photos: Sophie Blow & Adriana MurilloThe creative movement bringing Bolivian culture to an international stageLa Paz is a city renowned for its urban anarchistic creativity. From malabaristas...

Fashion Blogging in Bolivia

22 Nov, 2018 | Sasha Vasquez

Photo: José Rolando RuizIt’s not all champagne and cavorting with models, but it’s still great gig‘Blogger’ is a word so common nowadays that it’s hard to believe that less than five years ago mo...