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The Great Adventure to Mars

Okay so maybe Mars wasn’t in the cards, but the next best thing was Salar de Uyuni in Southwest Bolivia. The incredible scenery, diverse landscapes and remote surroundings make you question what planet you’re really on! Last month, Kiersten and I decided to leave the world we knew behind to venture off on a 4-day, 4×4 tour in and around …

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Mountain Biking the Death Road in Bolivia

Here’s some footage from the World’s Deadliest Road in Bolivia. Otherwise known as the Death Road, we took a day-tour with Madness Tours from la Paz, Bolivia to mountain bike down the crazy trail. We survived thanks to good brakes and attentive driving. This was my first attempt at using the new GoPro Hero HD. Read more about it and …

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The Best of Sucre, Bolivia

Sucre, Bolivia is the third place I’ve called home over the past two and a half years of living in South America. While the lifestyle here is much different from the bustling Buenos Aires and seductive Medellin, it has been an amazing place to experience life like a local. Sucre is Bolivia’s judicial capital and is nicknamed la blanca (the …

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The Village You’ll Never Visit

It’s a 2-hour bus ride from the city of Sucre to the village of Morado K’asa where BiblioWorks has established one of their eight libraries. This has been my home away from home, away from home for the last few months as I’ve spent three days a week working in the library to develop and facilitate literacy programs. It’s a …

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FOTO FRIDAY: A Quick Trip to La Paz

You can’t make a trip to Bolivia and not pass through La Paz. It is the world’s highest city (by altitude), home to the infamous San Pedro Prison and built like a giant legoland set. If that wasn’t reason enough to visit, I also had the fortune of scooping up the lovely Blonde Abroad and mountain bike down the world’s …