Cochabamba & Sucre, Bolivia

My bus pulled to the side of the road outside the bus terminal in Cochabamba at 9pm.  I had dozed off during the ride, and was a bit alarmed to disembark half-asleep into a hectic scene of hawkers and street vendors on the sidewalk of Avenida Ayacucho, the main north-south street in the city. … Read more

Copacabana & La Paz, Bolivia

After two hours of snaking through the mountains that form the southwestern boundary of Lake Titicaca, my bus arrived at the Bolivian border.  The doorman popped into the back of the bus, “El Estadounidense?”  I raised my hand, and he beckoned me to the front of the bus. … Read more