Santa Cruz: First Impressions of Bolivia

Some peace in the Plaza Principal of Santa Cruz

Unfortunately, Santa Cruz didn’t provide the best first impressions of Bolivia.  It was my first destination in South America and marked the beginning of my 10-month backpacking adventure.  But I hated it.  Is hate a strong word?  Perhaps.  But I certainly didn’t like it!  Perhaps it was the jet-lag, the culture shock, or simply that […]