Las Misiones Jesuíticas de Bolivia/ Bolivia’s Jesuit Missions

En el este de Bolivia, en el centro del continente increíble de América del Sur, se encuentra algo inesperado, una serie de iglesias y edificios impresionantes que fueron construidos hace quinientos años por los jesuitas. Llegaron aquí después de recorrer mar, montaña y selva con el fin de educar la población nativa sobre cristianismo, mediante … More Las Misiones Jesuíticas de Bolivia/ Bolivia’s Jesuit Missions

Surviving a Vegetarian Year in South America

On the search for our first meal in Bolivia we walked into a restaurant recommended by a local and asked if they had any vegetarian food. The guy’s response was,‘solamente tenemos comida para comer’ roughly meaning ‘we only have food for eating’… good start. Unfortunately this meant that we ended up in the pretty pricey … More Surviving a Vegetarian Year in South America

2 months in South America: Bolivia (Santa Cruz, Sucre, Potosi)

Crossing the border from Corumba, Brazil, into Bolivia, you immediately feel like you’ve arrived on another planet. The faces change dramatically, everyone starts speaking to you in rather high pitched Spanish (a challenge for a brain accustomed Brazilian Portuguese) and everything becomes distinctly less official. After having spent an afternoon queuing at the border to … More 2 months in South America: Bolivia (Santa Cruz, Sucre, Potosi)