Tag Archives: Bolivia
5 of the best road trips to take in South America
Guest post by Jordan Greene. Unbelievably vast, incredibly beautiful and delightfully diverse – South America’s breathtaking landscapes can only be fully appreciated by taking to its roads. The continent boasts endless regions of spectacular scenery, cultural marvels and inspiring culinary escapades to awe any kind of traveller. Off the beaten paths, the roads may not […]
Sunday Photo – A Trio Of Pals, La Paz
Photo taken in 2001, La Paz, Bolivia.
Hey You – A World Icon
Before I visited Cuba I had of course heard of Che Guevara. Now I feel I know him. Che was born in Rosario in 1928, Argentinian but part Irish through his paternal grandparents. All his life he struggled with asthma, but this did not stop him loving and playing rugby and qualifying as a doctor. Ernesto […]
My Top 15 Travel Pleasures – 15 to 13
15. Planning the itinerary Mrs Wilbur tells me that I am a planner and she is undoubtedly correct. I love putting together tours. This usually entails picking a country, consulting the railway timetables and compiling a spreadsheet. It is then a case of turning plan into reality. In all my many travels, you can count […]
Sunday Photo – 15
As I head off to Wembley for the Capital Cup Final between Manchester City and Liverpool, I thought I would share a picture of a rather different international football stadium. I took this photo of Bolivia’s national stadium in La Paz in 2001. The venue is at altitude and is the highest international stadium in […]
Kids of the World
One of the great pleasures of travelling away from the Western European culture is to see how kids in (financially) poorer countries enjoy their simple lifestyle. No computers, no electronic games, no burger chains, no fizzy drinks, no gimme gimme gimme attitude, no stress. Here are a few shots taken of kids on my travels […]
I took this picture in 2001 whilst crossing Lake Titicaca from Copacabana. You can see from her blanket that she is called Rita and was born the same year as I took her photograph. She beat me hands down in a staring competition!