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Friday is feast day

It was all very simple food, but boy, we sure ate a lot on Friday.

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Great Experiments in Bolivia

Our kids love yogurt — specifically Yoli’s homemade yogurt. Bolivian store bought yogurt is runnier than what we eat in America, but just as sweet. The girls, surprisingly, have complained about this. So yoli is trying to make her own … Continue reading

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Blustery birthday

Thursday was Yoli’s birthday and her dad insisted we have a big meal of salteñas to celebrate. So we came over in the late morning to his place so Yoli could watch/learn/help him prepare the food. A big wind had … Continue reading

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Sublime picnic

We had an all-day picnic today at Corina and Marco’s farm near Urubó. It’s in the same vicinity as the Biocentro Guembe that we visited two years ago, but much further out from civilization. The farm was just beautiful with … Continue reading

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A tasty and festive day

Bolivia’s Independence Day is this Friday, and the official state celebration will be held this year in Santa Cruz, rather than Sucre or La Paz (the capital and government seat of the country, respectively). There are lots of festivities leading … Continue reading

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Home base

The past two days we’ve basically stayed here at El Jordán. Yesterday was pretty much a rest-up day, and today Yoli was teaching a cross-stitch class in the afternoon. We didn’t bring many (make that “any”) toys for the girls … Continue reading

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Two days of family gatherings

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

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Dust in the wind, bodies in the ballpit

After several nice days at Cabañas de Traudi in Samaipata, it was time to head back to Santa Cruz — to celebrate Ludi’s birthday.

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The kettle is whistling

Wednesday I was the first one awake in the morning. I went outside to look at the Traudi grounds, since all had been dark when we arrived the evening before. Things were pretty much the same as they had been … Continue reading

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The road to Samaipata goes ever on

To follow up on our posting about Monday, we had a really fun time at Yoli’s parents’ house. We visited with three of Yoli’s sisters and their children. Jadzia and Ludi and Josie played well with their cousins, and Don … Continue reading

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