A mini festival of traditional Bolivian music and dance. At least 10 different groups traditional performing.
A cable car mass transit system built to reduce conjestion and polution and giving some amazing views of the city.
Photos from around La Paz. No theme or significance to the photos, just random pictures of the city.
El Mercado de Las Brujas selling a wide range of objects, potions, spells, some maybe strange to Western sensibilities.
Dwelling (or hiding) place of the Sun depending on which legend you subscribe to.
Onward into Bolivia. Long uneventful bus ride arriving after 22:00 in La Paz. Straightforward border crossing.
Floating Reed islands on Lake Titicaca, a short distance from Puno. Worth visiting but fairly tourism oriented.
Great big lake, highest navigable waterway in the world … I had to go kayaking. Being independent opens so many opportunities.
Bus ride scheduled for lasting 7 hrs ended up taking 17 hrs. Protests, tyre issues, unsuitable roads …
“Salineras” means Salt Evaporation Pond. A rather “out of this world” place. Almost ghostly.
Exchange rate: 1 Alpaca = 2 sweaters. And local communities make sacks to store potatoes from alapaca wool!
An Inca Agricultural Research Station. Research has indentified some surprising facts supporting the purpose of the site.