We learn about the Amazon from our local guide who teaches us about the beauty and fragility of this stunning jungle ecosystem.
Potosi is one of the most infamous cities in all of South America. It is with the proceeds extracted from the very rich silver mines, which lies adjacent to this city, that the Spanish financed its considerable debt in the 16th century. Millions of indigenous inhabitants and African slaves died because of the cruel and […]
Why is it that border crossings seem to be among the grubbiest and smelliest places in the world? The Bolivian border officials were at lunch so we sat with the windows closed and waited for them to return. Bolivia is the fifth largest country in South America and is totally landlocked. It is also […]