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Bolivians are very nice, mellow people. If you show them a smile and proper respect throughout all strata, you will do well here. - Sep 2, 2016
La Paz is overall a very nice post-the difficult bilateral relationship is a downer at work as is the constant negative rhetoric in the news and from government officials. However, regular Bolivians are typically very welcoming and interested in Americans and foreigners in general. It pays to get out and make friends with as many Bolivians as possible-your experience here will be much enriched. - Jan 1, 2014
If you have heart issues do not come; This is a high-altitude post at 12500 feet. - Feb 9, 2012
This is a nice post with good management. It's just the right size of mission not too small and not too big. You will save money here and 25% differential is worth living in the highest capital city in the world for two years! - May 27, 2011
It can be an adjustment regarding the altitude and missing American products (amazing how you can miss Kraft products!), but that is to be expected since you are visiting another country!The people are friendly and helpful, the scenery is beautiful, and it is an experience worth having! - Mar 14, 2011
The people here are very kind. They deserve better from their government. I will miss the Bolivians when I leave. - Aug 25, 2010
Great place for families with small children. - Jan 7, 2010
Our family loves this place. There are challenges working here, but that keeps things interesting. The quality of life is high and the school is great. What more could you ask for? - Aug 21, 2009