If you follow this blog, you know my family is taking a year off to live in Bolivia. Most people in the U.S. have never really heard of Bolivia. And if they have, they don’t have a clue where it is (it’s in the middle of South America,
Our family of four just finished a week-long trip through Bolivia’s “Southwest Circuit”. It is the most popular tourist route in Bolivia, attracting throngs of visitors from Europe and China. This is the first in a series of four posts detailing our trip.
Ever since I was a kid, parades have bored the hell out of me. Sitting for hours on the sidewalk in the hot sun while you watch the mayor ride by in a convertible, surrounded by barricades, crowds, and fried food – it’s all just hell.
Last week, our family traveled to Sucre, The White City. We all thought it was our favorite city in Bolivia, and it is among my favorite in all of Latin America, for its outstanding architecture, history, culture, and climate. The kids especially loved Sucre for its beautiful buildings,
Now that we’re one-quarter of the way through our Gap Year in South America, what do we miss? Surely, leaving behind the safe spaces of our work, school, and neighborhood wasn’t easy, right? This morning, I took a rather unscientific poll of approximately 100% of our participating family members in an attempt to answer this question.
If you’ve been following this blog, you know that I am about to quit my job and take a Family Gap Year living in Bolivia and travelling throughout South America. But, what’s so great about Bolivia? What does it offer,