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 foreign visitors. Their mission is to save wild animals from cruelty and suffering, and inspire people to appreciate and take better care of nature.
Location: Yolosa, Nor Yungas. Subtropical region east side of the Bolivian Andes.
Opening hours: 8:00-17:00
Photo: La Senda Verde
Description: It is a beautiful place to enjoy a weekend with family and friends, there you can visit the Isla del Sol, navigate the lake and enjoy fresh trout among other food. Lake Titicaca is located between Bolivia and Peru and is the highest navigable lake in the world. Sacred for the Aymaras and the Incas, it still has an important value for both countries beyond tourism.
How to get there: Take a minibus to Copacabana from the general cemetery, the road is safe and fully asphalted.
Photo: Guille Álvarez on Unsplash
ECOLODGE LA ESTANCIA
Description: This eco-friendly ecolodge is located on Isla del Sol, offering a breathtaking setting with majestic views of the lake and the Cordillera Real. Working closely with the local communities, Ecolodge La Estancia is a spiritual getaway where you can easily disconnect from the world.
Address: Isla del Sol, Lake Titicaca
Photo: Ecolodge La Estancia
Description: Munay is a Bolivian fashion brand, specialised in the design and production of clothing and accessories with a Bolivian touch. Thinking of getting a t-shirt with a colourful cholita print? Or maybe one featuring an old bus from La Paz? Munay is the place to find the perfect item that will match your style.
Address: Linares street #956
Opening hours: 9:30-18:30
Photo: Munay Outfit Design
LUPITO COCINA VEGANA
Description: Heart warmingly named after a rescue dog, Lupito is more than just a restaurant; it is a community project founded on the principles of ‘ethics, love and respect for all species.’ They offer a wide range of affordable vegan cuisine fusing global influences and Bolivian flavours. The relaxed atmosphere and friendly staff make this a hidden gem in Sopocachi.
Address: Cardón street #14
Opening hours: Monday-Saturday 12:00-14:30, Wednesday-Friday 18:00-21:00
Photo: Amelia Swaby
Description: They offer language classes from beginner to advanced levels. Classes are individual or in groups of maximum 4 students. Timetables are flexible, each student can organise their classes according to their times. They also offer immersion courses to learn to communicate in various situations of daily life.
Opening hours: 8:00-21:00 from Monday to Friday
Address: Av.20 de Octubre 2315, Edificio Mechita, primer piso. Sopocachi-La Paz