In these pandemic times, there's nothing like escaping to nature for a much needed break. That's exactly what we did today when exploring the Jurina waterfalls (also known as Chorros de Jurina in Spanish). Located just 30 minutes away from Tarija, I highly recommend visiting this nearby area.
After being in lockdown for four months in Bolivia, we managed to travel back home to Spain in the middle of the COVID-19 global pandemic. I'm happy to report we're now safe and sound with our families! If you would like to know what it was like to get from our home in Tarija to Santa Cruz and then all the way to Spain, keep on reading.
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...