What have been the highlights of your time in this country? Best trips or experiences?

It's a beautiful country. Tons to do in and outside of Bolivia. We traveled all over South America and Bolivia. Galapagos, Patagonia, Salar de Uyuni, Amazon, Machu Picchu, and much more. - Dec 2019

Highlights included a trip to Mt. Chacaltaya, using the cable cars to get to and from Calle Sagarnaga, and hanging out with friends we made in the local community. Titicaca was lovely when I wasn't nauseous. Any chance I get to see Mt Illimani is also a special moment. We have trips to the Amazon coming up shortly. - Feb 2019

This post boasts incredible travel and adventure tourism. My son and I hiked the 40 mile 'Choro Trail' (Inca Trail), an ancient footpath starting at around 14k feet to around 5k feet, an incredible (free) trip that only requires your own backpacking gear. You can climb a 20k foot mountain (Huayana Potosi) with a guide for about 100-200 USD (quite challenging, but considered the 'easiest' in the area). You can travel to Rurrenabarque and see pink dolphins, anacondas, fish for pirahnas, etc...in the Amazon sub-region...all relatively accessible. La Paz itself is awe-inspiring in its natural beauty. - Sep 2016

All of my children have been exposed to Spanish. My 20-month old even seems to understand more than me! My other 2, 3 and 6 year olds, are relatively fluent. - Jun 2015

There is a lot of natural beauty here in the high Andes mountains. The salt flats of Uyuni (and its surrounding areas) are amazing, as is Sajama national park. If you love hiking and photography, this is a great place! - Apr 2015

Salar de Uyuni is beautiful. Not much to do in La Paz but some unique places aren't too far away. - Nov 2014

Getting to know some of the local traditions like Carnaval, Alasitas, and traditional health practitioners like the Kallawayas. Travel to different cities that have completely different characters and climates. Seeing the amazing diversity of wildlife and plant life here. - Jan 2014

Trips to Chile and Peru. - Jul 2013

Traveling to neighboring countries..although it is very expensive - Jun 2013

Machu Picchu, ATV through the high mountains, great Argentina beef, relax city, Chile trips. - Jul 2012

ATV rides at 17,000 feet high. Trps to Lake Titicaca, Oroico, Cochabamba and Santa Cruz - Feb 2012

Traveling from the top of the Andes down through the clouds to the rainforest in only a few hours. - Aug 2011

Great school for my children, embassy housing, high morale at embassy. - May 2011

The major highlight so far in La Paz is seeing the beautiful mountains surrounding the city. I never get tired of viewing them at different times of the day and taking pictures! - Mar 2011

The embassy community has a positive attitude, and morale is high. - Aug 2010

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