Tiwanaku, also known as Tiahuanaco or Tihuanaco, is located some 76kms from La Paz (link), making it the perfect daytrip. Home to a legendary yet mysterious civilization, it is worth exploring this UNESCO site of ancient ruins near lake Titicaca.
Since this year there were no fun Carnival celebrations in Tarija because of the COVID pandemic, we decided to explore one of the must destinations in Bolivia: lake Titicaca. This mesmerizing lake located in the border with Peru has typically been a touristy spot for nationals and foreigners alike. Discover all there is to do in this travel guide, including tips for visiting Copacabana and the Island of the Sun (Isla del Sol).
D-day finally came and we were ready to fly to Bolivia. The adventure begins! But first, let me tell you a few basics about the country. Bolivia houses 11 million inhabitants, the official capital is Sucre but the working capital (the seat of government) is in La Paz, and the country has recognized 37 official languages. If you would like to know more interesting facts about Bolivia, read my dedicated page here.