Tourism

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’...

Becoming a World Wonder

20 Jul, 2016 | María Fernandez

Photo: Alexandra Meleán AnzoleagaThe Campaign that Turned La Paz into a wonderful CityWhen Raúl Pérez first heard of the New Seven Wonders Cities contest, he figured nominating his city was quite a lo...

It’s Not Always a Winning Game

22 Jun, 2016 | Anna Grace

Journeys of a Restless Traveller in South AmericaImage: Valeria WildeAn eventful journey, a nomadic paradise, a transient hell – travelling is many things. But one thing remains certain: the traveller...

Faces of the Choro

22 Jun, 2016 | Daniel Viveros

Photos: Jules TusseauMeeting the people along one of Bolivia’s most beloved trailsEven if one feels prepared for the cold wind at the summit, a hiker here still has to face a soul-penetrating humidity...

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...

I Like My Coffee Hot!

15 May, 2016 | Anna Grace

The World of Boutique Bolivian Coffee ProductionPhoto: Anna GraceA black coffee arrives steaming to the café table I have commandeered as my personal desk this morning. It is a fine, bright Wednesday...

I am a Takana and the Jungle is my Home.

21 Apr, 2016 | Nikolaus Hochstein Cox

Photo: Nikolaus Hochstein CoxWhere science and spirituality meet under the Amazonian canopyParque Madidi, in northwestern Bolivia, and its surrounding Amazonian territories, is a vast collection...

The Unearthly Beauty of the Salar

28 Mar, 2016 | Flossie Wildblood

Photo: Flossie WildbloodThe Famed Landscape Is Matched in Intensity by the Neighboring NaturalWe arrive in Uyuni at 6am, with the hesitantly blue morning sky above us and the muddy road beneath us. Th...

Surreal Uyuni

28 Mar, 2016 | Kit Fretz

Photos: Kit FretzThe Salar de Uyuni is considered one of the most surreal places on earth. And day in and day out, visitors capture photos of its reflections and use its space to create comical distor...

The River Treasures of El Amazonas

25 Feb, 2016 | Nikolaus Cox

Bolivia teems with the unique. From its wealth of pre-Colombian ruins to its haunting geography, from boundless lakes to vast salt plains, the country offers a wealth of the astounding. And upon the Y...

A Town without Time

13 Jan, 2016 | J.Q. Cooley

Samaipata’s Fondness for Perpetual RelaxationSamaipata is a town without time. It has a square with enormous sagging willow trees, held upright by jagged, erect palms. A sundial without any shadows. A...

The lost World

13 Jan, 2016 | Nikolaus Cox

A trip back in time through the footprints of TorotoroTo best illustrate the terrain of Torotoro, my guide finds a small paperback book and lays it flat upon the bench. Then with one swift move he cr...

In the Arms of the Moon Goddess

07 Dec, 2015 | Nikolaus Hochstein cox

The elderly Aymaran woman runs about the circle with almost supernatural vigour, touching each of our bowed heads with the wrapped sacrifice. She whispers a breathless incantation, and all I hear is o...

Up Before First Light

30 Nov, 2015 | Hazel Browne

Lake Titicaca’s Millennia-Old Fishing GroundsThe sun has just risen, the sky is covered with a thin layer of clouds and Demetrio Maite Ramos is motioning for me to join him in his small rowing boat fo...

CLIMBING IN ARANJUEZ

26 Aug, 2015 | Celia Dyson

Adventures in scaling La Paz’s natural skyscrapersIt’s a beautiful day in Aranjuez, a valley framed by high-reaching mountains that slope down into a patchwork of winding roads and dusty settlements....