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My Brush With Death on The World’s Most Dangerous Road

My Brush With Death on The World’s Most Dangerous Road

The first time I went to La Paz I didn’t want to bike down the world’s most dangerous road.  I mean, who would want to ride down “Death Road”?!  The second time I went I still didn’t want to do it, but for some reason I thought it would be character building or some crap like that. Find accommodation in La Paz on Booking.com or Hostelworld Besides, the North Yungas Road, to give it its real name, is no longer the…

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La Paz: Breathtaking Bolivia

La Paz: Breathtaking Bolivia

A sprawling city, La Paz is the highest capital city in the world.  At 3640 metres above sea level it really does take your breath away!  Technically the capital remains Sucre but as the Bolivians love rankings much they still manage to claim the top spot. After spending a few blissful days of relaxation at Colibri Camping, I booked a taxi to the take me the 30 minute drive into the city centre.  There was a lot of traffic as…

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Colibri Camping & Eco-Lodge in La Paz

Colibri Camping & Eco-Lodge in La Paz

After my experience in Santa Cruz, I wasn’t looking forward to another Bolivian City.  I spent some time looking for quiet and peaceful places instead of party hostels in La Paz, and was thrilled when I found Colibri Camping!  Just outside the city it was perfect place to escape the crowds and relax in Bolivia. From Sucre I cheated again and took a flight from to La Paz – saving precious time. I also overheard someone say that the road…

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