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Bolivia 2019 – Introducing: Team “Freddy Van Diesel”

Our team, with much deliberation and strength of creativity, has chosen a name. You may however have to chat personally with a team member in order decipher the genius.

Bolivia 2019 – Island Hopping

Today we went island hopping in our private boat between the Sun and Moon Islands.

We enjoyed spectacular views of the rugged coastlines and the Bolivian Royal Range. Today we also got to pet an alpaca and even play with a puppy.

Tomorrow we will make the move into the mountains. We will venture out of cell range so our cybercasts will come in audio form for the next few days. Stay tuned!

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Bolivia 2019 – On the Road

Saludos (Greetings) to our friends and family!

Today we explored the ruins of Tiwanaku! Pepe, our guide around Tiwanaku, did an awesome job of bringing to life the civilization behind the stone ruins.

At lunch some of us tried llama meat for the first time and the verdict was that it is pretty tasty and worth a repeat.

In the afternoon, we drove alongside Lake Titicaca, crossed the narrowest point of the lake by boat, and arrived in Copacabana, a town by the lake shore.

We will get a slower start tomorrow to enjoy a bit of strolling by the lakeside or sitting to enjoy the view before we head out to explore the islands.

Hasta mañana!

Rachel

 

Bolivia 2019 Begins!

Welcome to our 2019 Bolivia cybercast!

Our long planned and awaited for trip began today in La Paz! We started the day with a gear check, followed by lunch, and a tour of the city. Our favorite mode of transportation for the day was via the impressively scenic cable car network that now makes an entire circuit around the city of La Paz. We enjoyed getting up out of the city traffic to take in aerial views of the steep La Paz hillsides.

Tomorrow we head out of the city and it looks like we have a lively group ready for some Bolivian style adventuring!

Thanks for following along!

Rachel Molstad

Bolivia 2019!

Welcome to our 2019 Bolivia cybercast!

Our long planned and awaited for trip began today in La Paz! We started the day with a gear check, followed by lunch, and a tour of the city. Our favorite mode of transportation for the day was via the impressively scenic cable car network that now makes an entire circuit around the city of La Paz. We enjoyed getting up out of the city traffic to take in aerial views of the steep La Paz hillsides.

Tomorrow we head out of the city and it looks like we have a lively group ready for some Bolivian style adventuring!

Thanks for following along!

Rachel Molstad

This was a great trip. Rachel, Victor, Juan and the rest of the crew worked hard to arrange a very interesting and well thought out trip. The traveling and sightseeing during acclimatization was excellent, the climbs that were selected were very good. I especially enjoyed Pequeño Alpamayo.

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