Reviews

BERLUSCA

16 Apr, 2017 | Federico de Blasi

Photo:  Federico de Blasi An Italian corner in the centre of La PazHidden away in the confusing and chaotic streets between Calle Sagarnaga and Calle Santa Cruz, there is a chance to take a peace...

AEROPLANE HANGARS

28 Mar, 2017 | Marianthi Baklava

Photos: Nick SomersPiecing Together the Haphazard History of Bolivia’s Air ForceI’m speaking with Lt. Col. Heriberto Hermosa at the airfield of the Fuerza Aérea Boliviana, the Bolivian Air Force, just...

Dark Skull

17 Feb, 2017 | Louise Lacourarie

Photos: Nick SomersA cinematic view of what lies beneath the mining communities of the altiplanoHuanuni is a small town in the altiplano, an hour’s drive from Oruro through the sparse, high-altitude c...

Propiedad Pública

17 Feb, 2017 | Julia McGee-Russell

Photo: William WroblewskiThe restaurant that welcomes everyone‘I used to be a girl scout,’ Gabriela tells me. ‘We did a lot of camps, and I used to love cooking for everyone. I used to cook with my gr...

HB Bronze

17 Feb, 2017 | Marianthi Baklava

Photo: Marianthi BaklavaCoffee with identity below the surfaceThe exterior of the boutique hotel, Altu Qala, embodies a 1930s Chicago revival, with two added floors looking ahead over the other buildi...

El Gato Negro

29 Dec, 2016 | Adriana Murillo

Image: Courtesy of Chicho SernaThe caretaker of civil societyHe is an ordinary guy who wears a hat and a black mask to express his critiques of the government and society. When he speaks, his words ar...

What Sustains You?

28 Aug, 2016 | Madeleine Pollard

Photos: Madeleine PollardSustenance exists in many forms: food, drink, money, reggaeton. Reggaeton!?We asked ciudadanos on the meandering streets of La Paz ‘What sustains you?,’ probing the motivation...

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...

After the silver lining

28 Aug, 2016 | Ellen Weaver

Illustration: Oscar ZallesThe tension between sustainability and mining in BoliviaGutted to the point of near collapse, the once silver-lined entrails of Cerro Rico, emblematic of prosperity in the Ne...

Running on Manpower

28 Aug, 2016 | Brian Weisbecker

Photo: Brian WeisbeckerMaintaining the Micros of La Paz Requires Massive IngenuityOn the streets of La Paz, vehicles large and small breeze about. Speedy taxis pass cars whenever possible, honking at...

TO INFINITY AND BEYOND

21 Aug, 2016 | Laetitia Nappert-Rosales

Photo: Valeria WildeThe sitting room, with family portraits,glass cabinet of antiquedishes and old round tablewith crocheted tablecloth, feltdemure and quiet at first. Suddenly itwakes up with the fir...

Light at the End of the Tunnel

22 Jun, 2016 | Sareena Kamath

Photos: William WroblewskiAlong the desolate outskirts of the west Andean town of Uyuni lies a dumping ground for abandoned locomotives, some dating back to the 19th century. Walking beside the long-f...

Boozing in Bolivia

15 May, 2016 | Anna Grace

Sampling Some of the Best Alcohol Bolivia Has to OfferPhoto: Anna GraceSouth America does alcohol well. Think Chilean Merlot or Argentinean Malbec and you are bound to find your mouth watering and you...

Romance, Old and New

25 Feb, 2016 | Rodrigo Barrenechea

“I don’t believe in magic “The young boy said.The old man smiled. “You will, when you see her”-AtticusPhoto: Kit FretzOne time the old man said:“The truth is I don’t understand you young people and th...

Bandidos Yanquis

25 Feb, 2016 | Oliwia Rogala

What really happened to Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid in the last moments of their lives?One of the biggest movie hits in 1969 was Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid starring Paul Newman and Robe...