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Jan 16, 2013 - Week 16 - Sucre, Samaipata (Bolivia)

Our second day in Sucre we took a taxi out to the Mercado Campesinos with Hanne and Wim, street after street of market stalls selling fruit, veg, meat, clothes and anything else you could possibly need. The rest of the day was pretty relaxed, lunch in the central market and dinner with Wim and Hanne at a pub on the main plaza. The next morning we were up early to pack our bags and head over to the tour office where we’d booked a two day hike into the Maragua crater (thanks Ceri and Billy for the Christmas present!). We set out with our...

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May 12, 2010 - Beginning of Bolivia

We were all rather excited for Bolivia, an excitement that in my case manifested itself in a recurrence of my guide book obsession. For this I can only apologise to the others as they have to listen as I read out Lonely Planet extracts. The DEATH TRAIN seemed to be the way to cross the border and it sounded a little bit dangerous and romantic. Unsurprisingly perhaps the reality was a very boring, bumpy, cold and rattly 15 hour journey where a woman tried to steal my seat using her oranges. On arrival in anta Cruz, fortified by Oreos for...

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