Bolivia

Discussion in 'Latin America' started by BvilleBud, Aug 14, 2018.

  1. Misery Goat

    Misery Goat Positating the negative Super Moderator

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    Where do you plan to go next? There's so much amazing country to cover in Bolivia. I highly recommend the alitplano if you can hack it. You could pick up the Che Guevara route from La Higuera (west of Santa Cruz) and make your way to Sucre. Sucre is a great city and that route is fun.

    This awaits you in the south.

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  2. BvilleBud

    BvilleBud Been here awhile Supporter

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    Awesome. I will be in La Paz and finish up there next week. Will ride the N. Yungas and then to Lake Titicaca and Tiawanacu. Spending time with my Girl’s family the rest of the time. Already making plans for next year
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  3. Misery Goat

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    Cool, that road is fun but the hype is more than the experience imo. Copacabana is a great town, try to get out to Isla del Sol if you can. Beautiful place.
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  4. Woody2627

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    If you get the chance, the road from Potosi down to Salar de Uyuni is one of the best motorcycle roads i have ridden.
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  5. BvilleBud

    BvilleBud Been here awhile Supporter

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    I understand about the hype, but I have to ride it while I am here. My girl's mom was born in Potasi; we plan on taking her there and to Salar de Uyuní next year.
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  6. Parcero

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    Sounds like you have a great excuse to come back, again and again, to enjoy more of what Bolivia has to offer. Fantastic!
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  7. BvilleBud

    BvilleBud Been here awhile Supporter

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    This is my first trip, I want to come back every year. The beautiful countryside, the friendly people, the awesome food!
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  8. Misery Goat

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    You're lucky, Bolivia is a great country, probably my favorite in SA. So much diversity of climate and culture. Lots of adventure.
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    The "Death Road" is overrated and an easy ride but I think it's still worth seeing and riding.
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  10. Misery Goat

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    I agree, I only throw that out there for folks in a time crunch who need to prioritize, there's much more worth seeing if time is not in abundance.
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  11. BvilleBud

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    427F6F4A-0C85-4206-9C1E-BFC0166A7483.jpeg E6E08163-2531-4A21-AF74-B6E16C00419F.jpeg We left San Ignacio last night. Cool place! It rained hard and the mosquitoes awakened after the storm. I will remember to keep the mosquito spray where you can grab it quick.

    Me at a cave just past the dam for the reservoir.
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  12. BvilleBud

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    C496BDEF-CE2F-44AA-84B1-200835EB0577.jpeg From a couple of days ago.

    6:00 AM and wake to the sounds of roosters crowing, dogs barking, little green parrots in the trees and donkeys braying. A little later I looked outside and watched a young kid (8?) ride up on his little donkey, tie him to a post and hop on a school bus.
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  13. BvilleBud

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    Now in La Paz.
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  14. Parcero

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    I see that I have to return to Bolivia to explore that region.
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    Hola Parcero, I thought you were back in Bolivia, but I guess not. Best regards from Arkansas!
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  16. Parcero

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    I wish! Back stateside for a bit.
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  17. Parcero

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    Looks like you had some nice weather for the Death Road. Fun stuff!
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  18. Innovator525

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    Awesome stuff, i am sitting here reliving our travels through your photos. It was snowing the day we ascended La Cumbre.

    Where did you get the KLR ?
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  19. BvilleBud

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    From Roberto at Motorcycle Tours Bolivia, he did everything to make the experience the best. Picked us up on time not Bolivia Time (many may not be familiar with “Bolivia Time” but it is somewhere between 15 minutes and two hours late). He had the bike ready to go and even though we brought our gear, he had a wall of gear for riders. The bike ran great, perfect day.
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