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This page has photos of Bolivia, including the Andes Mountains, Andean Mountain villages, Lake Titicaca, and a river adventure up the Rio Yacuma in the Bovivian Pampas. There are also many photos of Bolivian cities and villages, street scenes, and the people. City photos include La Paz, Sucre, Copacabana, Huayculi, and Calacoto. Bolivia still has extensive areas of unspoiled Amazon basin rainforest, making it a premier place for adventurous travelers to escape civilization and see tropical nature and wildlife as it's existed unchanged for centuries. The Choro Trek through the Andes Mountains extends through high Andes terrain as well as lower, lush Andean landscapes and passes through several Andean Mountain villages. Larger versions of these photos of Bolivia can be viewed by using a mouse rollover or by using the Slideshow below. See all TheWorldinLight has to offer at Destinations and Topics.


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Choro Trek
Lake Titicaca
Los Nevados
Rio Yacuma
Sucre
Bolivia Travelogue

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face of an old bolivian woman
Old Woman
I encountered this old woman - and her fascinating face - at a market in Calacoto, Bolivia, just south of La Paz.

homeless boy in bolivia
Child With Churango
Bolivia is a very poor, land-locked country. Often, entire homeless families will beg for food outside of restaurants. This little boy played a churango on a street corner in La Paz for tips.

a market in calacoto, bolivia
Calacoto Market
The fruit and vegetable markets in South America are always very colorful and interesting places to browse.

children of cliza, bolivia
Children of Cliza
This is a photograph of some children I encountered on a street in Cliza, Bolivia.

photo of a mural in Huayculi, Bolivia
Huayculi, Bolivia
Huayculi, Bolivia is a town famous for making pottery. This mural stands in front of the church in the small town, not far from Cochabamba, Bolivia.

photo of a small church near Huayculi, Bolivia
Near Huayculi
This is a small church seen near Huayculi, Bolivia, a town famous for making pottery.

photo of a market in La Paz, Bolivia
Market in La Paz, Bolivia
People of Bolivia sell goods along the streets throughout the cities there.

photo of the Plaza 

de San Francisco in La Paz, Bolivia
Plaza de San Francisco in La Paz, Bolivia


photo of the Plaza de Murillo in La Paz, Bolivia
Plaza de Murillo #2
The Plaza de Murillo is a popular gathering place for the local people of La Paz, Bolivia.

another photo of the Plaza de Murillo in La Paz
Plaza de Murillo
This photo shows the Plaza de Murillo of La Paz, Bolivia.

photo of a panorama of La Paz, Bolivia
La Paz, Bolivia Panorama
This is a panorama photo of La Paz, Bolivia taken from the approach from the airport.

La Glorieta mansion near Sucre, Bolivia
La Glorieta
El Castillo de la Glorieta is an old mansion just outside Sucre, Bolivia. It is now something of a touritst attraction, but I found it a bit gawdy and not particularly interesting.

valle de animas outside of La Paz, Bolivia
Valle de Animas
Marynela from the Hotel Republica in Bolivia took me to see the Valle de Animas outside La Paz, Bolivia.

photo of a homeless family in La Paz, Bolivia
Homeless Family in La Paz
Bolivia is a landlocked country with a tremendous number of people living in poverty, often homeless.

photo of a dried llama fetus in La Paz, Bolivia
La Paz Witch Market
The La Paz Witch Market sells dried llama fetuses, considered good luck among the superstitious Bolivians. They're often buried near the foundations of homes.

fruit vendors on a street in La Paz, Bolivia
La Paz Street Scene
People bring fruits, vegetables, and crafts to sell at streetsides throughout La Paz and every village and town in Bolivia.

a backstreet in La Paz, Bolivia
La Paz Back Street
Photo of a backstreet in La Paz, Bolivia.

highway littered with boulders during the Aymara blockade
Aymara Road Blockade
In 2001, the native Aymaras blockaded the roads with boulders. This was our route to Lake Titicaca from La Paz.

a reed boat on the shore of Lake Titicaca in Bolivia
Reed Boat and Hut
The people of Lake Titicaca have been building reed boats for centuries.

reed boats at Lake Titcaca in Bolivia
Reed Boat
Lake Titicaca is considered to be the highest elevation of any commercially navigable lake in the world. It sits at over 3000 meters elevation between Peru and Bolivia.

the plaza of Copacabana, Bolivia
Copacabana, Bolivia Plaza
This is the attractive plaza of Copacabana, Bolivia, on the shores of Lake Titicca.

photo of the church in Copacabana, Bolivia on the 



shore of Lake Titicaca
Copacabana Church
This beautiful church is in Copacabana on the shore of Lake Titicaca in Bolivia.

landscape photo taken near Copacabana, Bolivia
Copacabana Landscape
This photo shows some of the scenery around Copacabana near Lake Titicaca in Bolivia.

photo of a mural in Huayculi, Bolivia
Lake Titcaca
This is a photo of Lake Titicaca from the Bolivian side.

photo of Isla del Sol, Bolivia
Isla del Sol
Isla del Sol is on Lake Titicaca in Bolivia.

photo of a statue at Tiahuanaco in Bolivia
Tiahuanaco Statue
Tiahuanaco is the most important archeological site in Bolivia. It is thought to have been created by a thriving civilization that dates back to the time of Christ.

Tiahuanaco wall with carved faces
Faces of Tiahuanaco


Tiahuanaco wall with carved faces
Squirrel Monkeys along the Rio Yacuma River.
We motored far up the Rio Yacuma River to explore the jungle.

photo of me with an anaconda
Me With Anaconda
This is a photo of me with the Anaconda I caught in the Pampas area of Bolivia.

photo of a capabara
Capabara
This is a photo of a Capabara, the world's largest rodent. They're a common food for the Anaconda that live in the same habitat.


close-up of a piranha, teeth and all
Piranha
This is a close-up photograph of the face and teeth of a Piranha, just caught out of the Rio Yacuma River in Bolivia.

women and llamas in bolivia
Women and Llamas
These are some women and llamas I saw while doing the Choro Trek in Bolivia.

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