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A rocky return and a reconciliation

At last it was time to say goodbye to La Víspera and Samaipata and return to the big city. I woke early and climbed back up to El Trono to try to take more panoramic photos. I’ll have to stitch … Continue reading

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We walked 10 miles

We had a great sleep in our little cabin/suite, called “La Sweet” at La Víspera. Early in the morning before anyone else was stirring, I went to the café to see if I could connect to the Internet. La Víspera … Continue reading

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Back in Samaipata

Greetings from Samaipata, Bolivia! My parents generously agreed to look after our kids. So for the first time since 2005, it’s just Yoli and me travelling in Bolivia.

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More pics than you can shake a stick at

I was able to borrow a USB cable Saturday and worked on our trip photos later in the evening. I had originally planned to update my previous blog entries with the photos that matched the stories. However it has taken … Continue reading

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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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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 roads, spectacular mountains, weathered ruins, and coffee

Sunday was by far the most beautiful day I’ve had since I’ve been here. It started with a shower — a rain shower, mind you. Well, perhaps it would be better described as a torrent. As I sleep with my … Continue reading

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