Latin America – Part 9: La Paz & Flashback

Filmmaking, Photography, Travel
Latin America – Part 9: La Paz & Flashback

I've got quite some words left, but hardly any photos from these last days. So here's a short timelapse clip, followed by the end of the story. On Thursday morning we took the 9 am bus to La Paz. After an hour or something, everyone had to leave the bus and get on a boat, while the bus was being moved across a leg of the lake with another boat. After another couple hours we arrived in La Paz around 1 pm. The bus route coming from the west offers an impressive view of the whole city, spreading its buildings all across hills and valleys, as so many South American cities do. We walked to a bed & breakfast called […]

Latin America – Part 8: Copacabana & Isla del Sol

Photography, Travel
Latin America – Part 8: Copacabana & Isla del Sol

Next stop was Copacabana, Bolivia. Since the touristic bus to Copacabana was full and we hadn’t booked in advance, we had to take a colectivo from Puno to some place near the Peruvian-Bolivian border. From there we walked to Bolivia and, after getting our passports stamped, we took a bus to Copacabana that cost us like half a dollar. Copacabana is a pretty small village with but one sorta busy street, where there are some bars and many restaurants (visit La Orilla for good food). After hanging around for a night and a day, we took the boat the next morning to La Isla del Sol, which absolutely blew me away. Those beautiful landscapes and the blue water of Lake Titicaca […]