It's almost Christmas and it was time to fly back home from Bolivia! Here's my one-week itinerary back in Spain before heading to my hometown today. Non-stop as you can see! Since moving for good to Tarija in July, I hadn't had the chance to travel outside of Bolivia. But with Christmas around the corner, it was time to spend some quality-time with our beloved ones back in Spain.
This is what the streets of Tarija look like today during the ‘paro cívico nacional’.
These series of strikes have been taking place since the referendum on 21 February 2016. Back then, President Evo Morales asked the population whether he could be reelected. Most Bolivians said no but he is still in power and running for the elections on October 20...
After a 3h30 uphill bus ride through a dry and rocky landscape, we got from Sucre to Potosí. The city is the highest in the world (at 4,100 metres) and is famous for its silver deposit on Cerro Rico.