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Bolivian Metal in the New York Times

This has got to be a first!  The New York Times with a whole article devoted to Bolivian metal and Bolivian metal fusion.  Give it a read!  And don’t miss the reference to U.S. Embassy La Paz.  The article is at: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/01/world/americas/headbanging-in-bolivia-to-the-flutes-of-yore.html?pagewanted=all.

Cal Orck’o and the Cretaceous Park

We visited Cal Orck’o and the Cretaceous Park this morning. It’s definitely a worthwhile stop in Sucre, and from the management we understood that it will be getting even better. Cal Orck’o is the site of a major cement plant of the disputed Fanesca cement company. It is also the quary where Fanesca gets its […]

Sucre

We’re in Sucre, our first stop.  If you haven’t been to Sucre, you certainly should go.  It’s a beautiful whitewashed colonial city of great historical importance.  It’s a pleasure to walk, has at least one great hotel, and a number of sights well worth visiting. We got here this morning and immediately checked into the […]

Tinku Territory (Sucre to Oruro)

Every corner of Bolivia has its own mysteries.  On the way back from Tarija, we decided to travel from Sucre to Oruro across the mountains, rather than circumnavigating them through Potosi, as is usual.  This is NOT a shortcut.  Though the route may look shorter on a map, the serpentine path and bad roads mean […]