It was the best cup of coffee we’ve ever tasted. But our enjoyment of the moment went well beyond the drink itself. It was also the setting, the company, and the adventure that brought us to this idyllic spot in Colombia’s world-famous coffee region.
At around 3,800 metres, straddling the border between Peru and Bolivia, Lake Titicaca is the highest navigable lake in the world. Isla del Sol on the Bolivia side is the largest island on the lake but is still only around 15 km long. This is considered the birthplace of the Incas. According to tradition, […]
The small town of Copacabana in Bolivia sits on the shore of Lake Titicaca, about a three-hour bus ride from La Paz through spectacular mountain and lakeside terrain. At 3,800 metres, Titicaca is considered the highest navigable lake in the world. Copacabana has become a travellers’ crossroads for those travelling between Bolivia and Peru (just […]
We arrived before dawn in the middle of Bolivia’s Salar de Uyuni, the world’s largest salt lake – bone dry during the southern hemisphere spring. The full moon cast a soft light over the immense salt flats, then as it dipped below the horizon, the rising sun suddenly washed a warm glow over the […]
It was a trip that more than lived up to its reputation. Bolivia’s most famous travel experience is the southwest circuit, a 3 to 4-day route that combines famous Salar de Uyuni, the world’s largest salt lake, with the wild desert terrain of Eduardo Alvaro National Park in the southwest corner of the country. There […]
Tupiza sits in a narrow fertile valley, completely surrounded by some of the most dramatic desert scenery anywhere. We travelled to this small town in Bolivia’s far south on a long overnight train trip from Oruro, south of La Paz. Our main reason for coming was that Tupiza is a jumping off point for […]