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What to See in Bolivia

LA PAZ La Paz is the de facto capital of Bolivia, despite Sucre being the country’s official capital since the 19th century. The seat of government and the main government buildings are located here. La Paz is the highest “capital” in the world. The city center lies at an altitude of 3650 meters above sea… Read More »

Bolivia Transportation

The development of modern communication routes in Bolivia is quite recent. The beginning of steam navigation in the rivers of the eastern region (1890) coincides with the development of the exploitation of rubber. The first railway (the Antofagasta-Ollagüe-Uyuni-Oruro) was opened to traffic in 1892. Currently the most important communication routes of the plateau are the… Read More »

Jesuit Missions of the Chiquitos (World Heritage)

In the 17th and 18th centuries the Jesuits founded numerous mission stations for the Bolivian woodland Indians in eastern Bolivia. The buildings of the so-called reductions represent a mixture of European-Christian tradition and local indigenous construction. Chiquitos Jesuit Missions: Facts Official title: Jesuit missions of the Chiquitos Cultural monument: almost undamaged baroque Jesuit missions and… Read More »