28 May, 2015 | Mila Araoz
The bar El Acuario is hidden deep amongst the busy, traffic-filled streets in the commercial district of Max Paredes. Behind three women selling chicharrón lie some steep steps leading down to the 'El...
LA PAZ LEARNING
27 Apr, 2015 | Emily Cashen
Our intrepid reporter samples various educational opportunities around the city TANGO Following 40 minutes of fervent map-consulting and wrong turns, I finally arrived at Casa Argentina—just six bl...
INFORMAL, BUT ORGANISED
24 Mar, 2015 | Emily Cashen
Cash-in-hand workers wield their political and economic power through organisation and entrepreneurialism. In a dusty lay-by overlooking the sprawling city of La Paz, champagne is flowing on a b...
DRESS TO IMPRESS
03 Dec, 2014 | Valeria Wilde
A cool hunting experience on the streets of La Paz, a photo essay by Valeria Wilde Valerie Monic... 18 Gabriela Flores, 25 Rodrigo Villanueva, 17 Ramiro Buitrago, 20
COBWEBS IN THE SKY
22 Oct, 2014 | Rodrigo Barrenechea
“ Do the Evolution” Illustration: Oscar Zalles Suddenly I find myself once again flying over this city which is always so familiar from high above in an airplane, and realizing, to my surpri...
22 Oct, 2014 | Sophia Vahdati
As consumption increases with the growing population, will waste be lining the streets in 20 years time? Where will all the rubbish go? Trash, litter, rubbish, garbage, waste, refuse, junk, detritus...
The Rise of Bolivia’s Youth
22 Oct, 2014 | Stefano Hollis
As the country’s young population ages into the workforce, can the government provide employment and training? Strolling—or, rather, panting—up Avenida Montes from Plaza San Francisco towards the hi...
FACTORIES IN EL ALTO
19 Aug, 2014 | Lulu Shooter
CONSTRUCTING ALTERNATIVE WONDERLANDS El Alto is one of the fastest growing city in Bolivia in terms of population, architecture and ideas. Lulu Shooter discovers that there’s more to life within the...
25 Jul, 2014 | Alex Walker
The Neo-Andean Wave Sweeping El Alto Gaudy and garish, the mini- mansions of El Alto stand as striking symbols of Bolivia’s new Aymara bourgeoisie. It is a phenomenon that has exploded so quickly o...
PIMP MY SIGHT
25 Jul, 2014 | VALERIA WILDE
Valeria Wilde looks beyond the signs and stickers to understand the unintentional urban aesthetic shaping Bolivia’s cities. Many people who pass through this city of contrasts, mysteries and pecu...