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The long road

We endured it. The bus ride from Santa Cruz to San Ignacio was long, bumpy, and full of stops.

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Road trip to San Ignacio

Six folks. Four seats. One bus. 10 hours to San Ignacio de Velasco. Yep, it’s time for a road trip.

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Buses and cake decorating class

Ten years ago I learned to ride Bolivian buses by myself to and from Hebron Seminary where I was staying. Now my four kids are learning the ways of the bus. Things like: kids give up their seats for adults … Continue reading

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Eating etiquette

Sunday morning we had been scheduled to visit the thermal waters in Potosí with Yoli’s Tio David and the rest of his family. However, this didn’t work out because they had problems with their car. Instead they invited us to … Continue reading

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The greatest salt lake: Uyuni

Sorry, Utah, but Uyuni has you beat. The world’s biggest and highest salt lake is the Salar de Uyuni in southwest Bolivia. We went there, and it was a wonder to behold.

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Copacabana and Lake Titicaca

The bus ride took longer than we thought it would. The most interesting part of the ride was when we had to disembark from the bus to cross Tiquina Strait. The bus went across on a ferry and, after paying … Continue reading

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Walking, bus ride, walking, walking, bus ride, walking, walking, bus ride…

We awoke early this morning feeling much better than yesterday. We both slept fairly well, though the beds are a bit….bowed, I guess. My neck was still a bit sore from the plane ride, too. We changed our plans for … Continue reading

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PICTURES!

Yes, folks, here you go… 29 fabulous photos from the latter half of my trip. They turned out GREAT! I hope you enjoy them.

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Rainy days, muddy roads

Call me Josh Renaud, rain-bringer. Yes, there’s been an unusually high amount of rain in Santa Cruz since I arrived in January. And on Wednesday it was really rainy. It has also been very windy. I can’t complain about rain, … Continue reading

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The Club, Bolivia-style

Day two of my Bolivian experience ran the gamut. This entry was written Friday night, but I couldn’t post it until Saturday (today). I woke up early Friday morning and prepared to take a shower. Thankfully the guest shower has … Continue reading

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