traditional bolivian charango player

The land where rugged was born

The poorest country in South America and landlocked in the high Andes, Bolivia is not for the faint of heart. Among its must-see sights number the "world's most dangerous road," and endless desert salt flats; even its capital – La Paz, the highest in the world – is hard to reach. But for the traveller willing to endure, Bolivia is a trip back in time. With the most visible indigenous culture south of Guatemala, coca leaves and bowler-sporting indigena are common sights, while its geography is truly extreme: running from the Amazon jungle to the Andes and from the edge of the Incan empire at Lake Titicaca to the edge of the Atacama Desert, there is no easy way around. Our suggestion: go through.

Bolivia Tours

Featured blog posts

Pics of the Week: Smiles

July 18, 2014, 7:24 p.m.

Pics of the Week: Smiles. Wherever you go, take them with you. They're the currency of happiness, curves that set everything straight. They can't be borrowed or stolen because they're worth nothing until they're given away

Top 6 Things to do in Copacabana, Bolivia

March 19, 2013, 3 p.m.

After driving along the bottom of Lake Titicaca — the world's highest navigable lake — you cross the border between the two countries, and Copacabana is the first place you see. Is it worth a stop? I'll tell you why I think so