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Majadito, motos, y musica: a trip to Abuelito’s

After (mostly) sleeping in, we awoke this morning refreshed, and had a nice breakfast of pastries that Heidi and Corina left with us last night. At last it was time to walk the Santa Cruz streets and grab a bus … Continue reading

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More stops! More money! More waiting!

It was going so well. We sailed through check-in and security at Lambert, and had few problems on the long flight from Dallas to Santiago, Chile. We got to Chile and followed the signs for “international connections,” because after all … Continue reading

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Our rights at the border

That I hate the changes to U.S. airport security since Sept. 11, 2001 is no secret to anyone who has traveled with me or has listened to me talk about my travels. On Daring Fireball, John Gruber linked to an … Continue reading

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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 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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Movies, moving around, and El Mallku

We brought a bunch of DVDs to watch with family here… but since I don’t have a power cord for my PowerBook, we are unable to watch them. But, we did bring four short movies we filmed on our video … Continue reading

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We’re here, it’s raining, and this internet cafe sucks

We arrived yesterday after a long flight. Jadzia did well on both legs of the flight and in the airports. We were surprised. When we got to Bolivia, Yoli’s mom and two of her sisters were there to greet us. … Continue reading

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Dinosaur tracks

Sucre has a relatively new attraction: dinosaur tracks. We decided to check them out on Tuesday morning. We went to the plaza to wait for the “Dino-Truck” which arrived ahead of time (a bit unusual for Bolivia!). It transported us … 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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