In our second week in Bolivia, we are still settling into our new home. Every day, we’re buying more utensils and supplies. But we’re still well under our $2,000 move-in budget. The homesickness is fading, partly due to the sheer beauty of this place.
We first landed in La Paz, Bolivia. It has the highest commercial airport in the world at about 13,000 feet (that’s a fact according to my 6th grade son – so it must be true). Bolivians have a word for altitude sickness: “Soroche”,
I remember having a conversation when I was about 25 with my best friend at the time, Brian. I told Brian that I didn’t want to be burdened by a bunch of possessions. My ideal was to be able to fit everything I own into the back of a pickup truck,