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Churches and chickens

Sunday in the U.S. was Father’s Day. Down here in Bolivia, it was just the Lord’s day. We went to Yoli’s old church, Esmirna, which is right next door to her parents’ house.

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Two days of family gatherings

The last two days we have spent almost entirely with family.

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Churches, convents, and crypts, oh my!

Saturday morning we headed over the San Francisco, an old church in Potosi. The guide was young and energetic and showed us lots of interesting things. We started by looking at paintings on the four walls surrounding a large courtyard, … Continue reading

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Potosi, highest city in the world

After a very late check-in, we slept in and started our first day in Potosi around 11 a.m. At first we were thinking of switching hotels since the one we were at was a bit pricey and not everything was … Continue reading

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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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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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Winding down (and still very rainy)

Well, now we’re down to the wire. Two and a half days left before I return to the U.S. This weekend was pretty nice. I got to spend a lot of time with Yoli’s family, and the two of us … Continue reading

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It’s not easy being green

Today I’m getting over my first (and hopefully last) bout of Montezuma’s Revenge. We’re not exactly sure what caused it. Theories range from some salteñas I ate on Sunday night to my drinking of tap water at the seminario (which … Continue reading

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