Tourism

Accommodations With a Social Conscience

29 Oct, 2018 | Josephine Zavaglia

Photos: Honor ScottColibri Camping and Eco Lodge is a place to disconnect from the chaos of the city and reconnect to the natural surroundingsMountainous rocky peaks, the ‘Valley of Flowers’ and a riv...

Sapahaqui Welcomes You

24 Sep, 2018 | Rose Cocks

Photos: Rose CocksThe small fruit-farming community is a picturesque respite from the citified chaos of La PazIn the small town of Sapahaqui, lying a bumpy two-hour minibus outside of La Paz, is a war...

A Refuge for Bolivia’s Mistreated Wildlife

27 Aug, 2018 | Chris Lunnon

Photos: Chris LunnonWild animals are rehabilitated and cared for at the Comunidad Wara YassiIn July 2018, a beautiful jaguar called Juancho died of old age under the care of the Comunidad Inti Wara Ya...

The Fiesta de San Ignacio de Moxos

27 Aug, 2018 | Chris Lunnon

Photos: Chris LunnonThe colourful cacophony of an Amazonian townSan Ignacio de Moxos is usually a sleepy Amazonian town, but come the end of July, San Ignacio erupts into a festival of fire, faith and...

Shifting focus

27 Aug, 2018 | Rafaela Alford

Photo Courtesy of Carolina DelgadoAppreciating the possibilities of the Jungle with Carolina DelgadoCarolina Delgado is a Bolivian anthropologist who has explored the cultures of indigenous communitie...

El Valle de las Ánimas

23 Jul, 2018 | Charles Bladon

Photo: Gonzalo LasernaJust east of La Paz’s Zona Sur, the spires of el Valle de las Ánimas (‘Valley of the Souls’) hang over a carved-up glacial valley, resonating with a mystical quality. A mere one-...

A Fisherman’s Life

23 Jul, 2018 | Katherina Sourine

Photos: Katherina SourineVisiting the Chilaya community on Lake TiticacaThe boat rocked gently and the crisp morning air facilitated a sense of clarity in the experience: tangling fish out of the net,...

Torotoro

23 May, 2018 | Niahm Elain

Photos: Niahm ElainWe clamber, bleary-eyed, onto the minibus that will take us from Cochabamba to our final destination. On the bus’s sliding door, an enormous picture of a roaring Tyrannosaurus rex i...

Saving the Vicuña

23 May, 2018 | Niahm Elain

Photos: Daniel MaydanaThe creature with precious wool that almost went extinctWith Bambi eyes and neat, pointy ears, the slender, tawny vicuña is noticeably more elegant than its shaggy llama and alpa...

CARNVAL ORURO 2018

26 Feb, 2018 | Arturo Orgaz

PHOTO ESSAY BY ARTURO ORGAZ

Atix Hotel

22 Dec, 2017 | Daisy Lucker

Photo: Iván RodriguezA new take on Bolivian hospitalityAs we stand on the rooftop of the newly built, five-star Atix hotel, owner and co-founder Carlos Rodríguez poses for a picture as the sun shines...

The Best of La Paz

22 Dec, 2017 | Fruzsina Gál

Photos:  Fruzsina GálOur guide to the must-try specialties of the cityIn La Paz, culinary wonders are never far off. Whether it is questionable street vendors offering a taste of tradition o...

Casa de Hacienda Chijchipa

29 Oct, 2017 | Charles Bladon

Photo: Adriana MurilloA Converted Hacienda-Lodge With a History of RepossessionA warm, lush tropical forest hugs the walls of the converted hacienda. After removing the layers of clothes necessary to...

Ferroviaria Andina S.A

21 Sep, 2017 | Rodrigo Barrenechea

Photo: Iván Rodríguez As South American railways fall into disuse and disrepair, Bolivia looks to expand its network.Back in 2011, I decided I wanted to know my country, Bolivia, better. I begun my jo...

La Paz Aims to Be a Super Host

24 Aug, 2017 | Michael Protheroe

Photo: Iván RodriguezThe changing face of tourism in La PazIn 2014, after a successful Internet campaign, La Paz was included on the New7Wonders Cities list. As a result of this, the municipal agency...