Bolivia

Cholita Wrestling! …oh and La Paz

Posted by on Aug 5, 2011 in Bolivia | 0 comments

Cholita Wrestling! …oh and La Paz

La Paz is the highest capital city in the world. We can attest to that. We were winded just walking around. La Paz is basically a plateau in the midst of the Andes. It is a great central point for excursions to the rain forest and the amazon basin. As well as some great choilta wrestling.

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Bolivia Wine Tours in Tarija.

Posted by on Jul 26, 2011 in Bolivia | 2 comments

Bolivia Wine Tours in Tarija.

They have a saying in Tarija, “Si usted no va a beber el vino en Tarija entonces por que venir a Tarija?” Translation, “If you are not going to drink the wine in Tarija then why come to Tarija?”

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Leah’s Birthday in Tarija, Bolivia

Posted by on Jul 18, 2011 in Bolivia | 2 comments

Leah’s Birthday in Tarija, Bolivia

Leah celebrated her birthday in Tarija, Bolivia. I was a little worried, this was a big one, and I really wanted to make it special for her.

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Ben Escobar and his Cocaine Tea

Posted by on Jun 27, 2011 in Bolivia | 2 comments

Ben Escobar and his Cocaine Tea

Well… cocaine tea might be a stretch. But I’ve had an awfully sore throat the past couple of days. Per Andean tradition I’ve been gar-gelling a traditional concoction: warm water, coca leaves, and salt. In Bolivia coca leaves are everywhere, and there are countless remedies that call for the leaves.

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A Little More Tongue?

Posted by on Jun 22, 2011 in Bolivia | 1 comment

Leah and I met a fellow traveler who works in the quickly emerging city of Tarija, Bolivia. So we took the overnight bus from Tupiza, Bolivia to Tarija.

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