Tourism

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...

Bolivia’s Magnificent Amazonian Nature Reserve

29 Oct, 2019 | Lauren Minion

Passiflora Madidiana Especie Nueva - “The Madidi Passionflower is an endemic species (one that can only be found in this region)” Images: Courtesy of Alfredo F. Fuentes Claros from The National Herbar...

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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...

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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...

El Museo de la Muñecas

31 Dec, 1969 | Lola Newell

Photos: Lola Newell A curious exhibition becomes a family tradition Tucked away in Sopocachi, La Paz, the Museo de las Muñecas (Doll Museum) is a unique and curious museum that’s much more t...

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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...

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30 Jul, 2019 | BX TEAM

CARNAVAL DE ORURO Description: Declared Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO, the Carnival of Oruro is the maximum representation of carnivals in Bolivia and is one of the most impo...

Visiting the General Cemetery of La Paz

24 Jun, 2019 | Talulla Cragg

Photo Essay by Talulla Cragg This colourful place of devotion and respect provides insight into the celebration of life and death in La Paz The General Cemetery of La Paz was made public in...

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24 Jun, 2019 | BX TEAM

CASA MUSEO SOLÓN Description: Walter Solón Romero (1923-1999) donated his house/workshop to the Solón Foundation in 1994. He is one of the most outstanding exponents of Bolivian plastic art of th...

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...

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23 May, 2019 | BX TEAM

MIKO ART GALLERY Description: MIKO Art Gallery is an Independent Contemporary Art Movement that promotes artists at different stages of their career. Its activities go beyond art exhibitions and/...

Living amongst mountains

24 Apr, 2019 | Renata Lazcano Silva

Illimani - Photo: Gonzalo Laserna  The gifts and challenges of the city in the sky‘Lindas montañas te vieron nacer, el Illimani tu cuna meció, y la kantuta su alma te dio, collita tenías que...

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24 Apr, 2019 | BX TEAM

LA CASA DE MARGARITA HOTEL BOUTIQUEDescription: Boutique hotel in the centre of Cochabamba, in a safe area known for its tranquility and proximity to a variety of cultural, touristic and commercial si...

The Spectre of Gluten in La Paz

27 Feb, 2019 | David O’Keeffe

Photos: David O’Keeffe & Ellin DonnellyA coeliacs guide to the cityA spectre haunts La Paz – the spectre of gluten. Unfortunately, the majority of restaurants and street food vendors in La Pa...

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...