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My first visit La Paz in Bolivia

La Paz Bolivia urban life

I met the Bolivian side of my family for the first time in my life when I went to visit La Paz in (2011). Our encounter was very unique. My Bolivian family members and I both spoke in Spanish, but with different accents (I speak with a Dominican accent). It was very funny.

Anyways, below are some pictures from that first trip about 8-9 years ago. If you like them, write a comment below. Also, follow me on social media @cocotucafe for more pictures of my travels to Bolivia and Latin America.

Basilica de San Francisco
Basilica de San Francisco

While I was walking in La Paz city center, this lady and her colorful uniform grabbed my attention. She was into something.

Working woman in La Paz
Working woman in La Paz
evo narco
Evo Narco wall writing

Many were in favor of Evo, but others clearly did not like him.

Restaurant menu La Paz, Bolivia
Restaurant menu La Paz, Bolivia

Beers, cervezas, chelas were mainly served in the big bottles instead of the regular 8oz we are used to in other countries. Huari is my favorite.

Cocotu at Plaza Murillo in La Paz, Bolivia
Cocotu at Plaza Murillo in La Paz, Bolivia
Grandmother's picture cemetery in La Paz
Grandmother’s picture cemetery in La Paz

Abuela I never met. Rest in Peace.

Uncle Rolo visiting cemetery La Paz, Bolivia
Uncle Rolo visiting cemetery La Paz, Bolivia

Cool uncle Rolo hung out with me. We walked together everywhere.

"Cholita" street vendor La Paz, Bolivia
“Cholita” street vendor La Paz, Bolivia

Cholitas are hard working ladies running many types of business around La Paz. They wear cool hats and traditional outfit. Visit La Paz to experience a full experience of culture and fantastic colonial architecture and history.

4 thoughts on “My first visit La Paz in Bolivia

  1. Awesome pics Rudy! Upload a black & white as well.

    1. Thank you Manuel. I will upload many more pictures soon. Take care.

  2. Very cool! I always had an interest of South America, thanks for being guide through the internet.

    1. Ken, thank you for you kind comments. I will post more pictures this week. Take care.

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