• City in Focus
  • La Paz, Bolivia

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    City in Focus: Nuestra Señora de La Paz. Spanish for Our Lady of Peace and commonly known as ‘La Paz’. La Paz will take your breath away, and only partly because the city sits approximately 3650m above sea level. The approach to La Paz from the outlying city of El Alto (home to the world’s […]

  • Through the Lens
  • San Pedro prison

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    A prison run by the prisoners? With no guards inside San Pedro prison, justice is determined and dished out by the inmates. Money talks inside the prison and much of the money comes from cocaine (said to be the purest in Bolivia). Want to see inside? Incredibly, black-market tourism operates to allow tourists through the prison. Where: La Paz, […]

  • Guides, Tips and Advice
  • A Guide To Buying Tickets To Machu Picchu Online

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    In my previous article ’10 tips you must know before visiting Machu Picchu’ I discussed pre purchasing your entry tickets online. Tickets cannot be purchased up at the ruins and it is essential to buy them in advance if you plan to climb Huayna Picchu to avoid missing out. Unfortunately the official ticketing website http://www.machupicchu.gob.pe/ […]