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Does my former home in La Paz still exist? 
Between 1949 - 1953, while working in La Paz, I was living at Sanchez Lima final. There were three similar houses at the end of the road. I understand …

First time in La Paz - Questions 
My wife and I will be traveling to Tupiza in April of 2015. We will fly into La Paz around 6pm. Our plan so far is to get a hotel in la paz for the night. …

Where is the top hair salon in La Paz, Bolivia? 
Hi! I'm volunteering in La Paz for a month, after travelling for two months and desperately need a haircut. I want to know the very best places people …

Living in La Paz, Bolivia: Safety and Extra Fee Tips--American Woman? 
Hello, I want to know about safety tips as an American woman going to La Paz, Bolivia to work for a year. Should I fear anything regarding abuse or mistreatment …

Family interested in visiting La Paz area in November 
Hello, My husband, brother, and 13 year old daughter are interested in visiting Bolivia in November and flying into La Paz. We wondered if it would make …

Sky Full of Stars in La Paz  
The sky is very limpid... single sky.... the site is called "Huayllani" just a few kilometers from the city of La Paz, Bolivia. See more photos here. …

Looking for Gringo-Latino Couples for Documentary 
Hello, I'm here in La Paz working on a documentary film project called Latin Lovers about about gringo-latino couples. I´m interested in the differences …

Tour operators who cover the whole of Bolivia 
Hi. I find lots of operators who only appear to cover specific locations. Can you suggest a BOLIVIAN company who can organise a trip that covers the whole …

Urgently Need to Find a Specialty Doctor (Urologist) in La Paz 
My husband is currently in La Paz, Bolivia at the moment and is running into some trouble finding a Urologist that will take him. He doesn't have health …

Need a Room for Rent in La Paz 
Hi everyone, I am planning to do research in La Paz for 30-45 days (February 1 to March 15, 2013) and I am looking for a room for rent. I prefer a room …

Where can I study in La Paz - in English? 
I was wondering if anyone here knew of any programs in Bolivia where you can study in ENGLISH perhaps? I am going to be living in La Paz for 1 year or …

Flights from La Paz to Cochabamba? 
I am trying to find flights from La Paz to Cochabamba and when I search on BOA, I get no results, although BOA tells me there are like 3 flights. Any …

Hiking near La Paz 
Hi, Bella, I am planning my trip to Bolivia (I'm Brazilian) and I posted this question here, but nobody answered so I was wondering if you could help me: …

Life Up Hill - Walking Experience in La Paz 
Coming from the West Coast of India, where uphill means a small incline that will not last for more than probably 200 meters is called a Up Hill Climb! …

Need a Russian to Spanish Translator in La Paz 
We are searching for a translator in La Paz to interpret from Russian to Spanish and vice versa for a Russian citizen who will soon be visiting La Paz. …

I'm looking for gyms in La Paz 
My husband (Bolivian), son and I will soon be relocating from Boulder, CO to La Paz, Bolivia! I am an avid runner and also work out with weights, TRX, …

Urgently Need a Short-Term Rental in La Paz 22 April - 31 November 2012 
Foreign family needs a short term rental in La Paz, Bolivia from April 22 - end of November, 2012 (about 7 months). It can be a house or apartment, but …

Mumbai, India to La Paz, Bolivia - A Journey for Love 
My journey to Bolivia, La Paz is an unexpected one. For starters, my homeland is India, Mumbai. Nearly, 10,000 flying miles, 30 hours of flight time away. …

Please advise on meal and hotel costs in La Paz 
What is the cost of a nice dinner with wine in USD? (just average)... and we have reservations for several nights at the Eldorado Hotel, Av Villazon Sn …

ORIGAMI ALASITA 2012 
Hola amigos, La Sociedad Boliviana de Origami S.B.O. invitan al Taller: ORIGAMI ALASITA 2012 a llevarse acabo los dias: Miercoles 18 y Viernes 20 de Enero …

I need a real estate agent in La Paz and info on opening a hostel. 
Looking for a real estate agent that speak english in La Paz? Also looking for information about opening a hostel and nightclub? Does anyone have any information …

Home stay in La Paz Bolivia 
Home stay in La Paz, center, near museums, pubs, restaurants, clean acommodation. Sopocachi.

Street Robbery in La Paz - Tourists Beware 
A tourist couple was robbed yesterday in La Paz and shared their story on our site. We encourage all tourists to share their experiences in Bolivia. If …

Megacenter in La Paz, Bolivia 
Megacenter is a large shopping mall in La Paz, Bolivia. This four-story mall is still rather empty-feeling and although it is highly publicized, it isn't …

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Language Schools in La Paz 
Does anyone know of a good language school in La Paz to study spanish?

Travelling slowly to La Paz with small child and pregnant - suggestions for stops on the way 
Dear BoliviaBella, Myself and my one year old son are considering travelling from Santa Cruz to La Paz to visit my husband who has just started a short …

Author of History of La Paz article 
Hi. I am doing a research project on the history of La Paz and I was wondering could you please tell me the author and date of the article on the History …

Looking to buy a llama fetus 
Does anyone know where to get these? Do you have one for sale? I'm very interested. -Sondra Benitez

Can someone sell me mummified llama fetuses from the Witch's Market in La Paz to the USA? 
Hello from the USA, Here in the USA I am interested in purchasing Mummified Llama Fetuses which are sold at the Witch's Market in La Paz, Bolivia. …

What's the rental cost in La Paz? 
Hi, my husband is given a business opportunity in La Paz and we are planning moving there early year. Can you give me an idea what's the rental price, …

BIG question and very important....how come you don't show La Paz in your web-page? 
Hello and thxs in advance. BIG question and very important....how come you don't show the capital of Bolivia (La Paz) in your web-page?

Where can I buy pure cane sugar in La Paz Bolivia? 
This site is great. I am looking for pure can sugar but I live in La Paz and was wondering if you can tell me where i can find it?

cuts of beef in la paz bolivia 
I live here in la paz and i can not figure out what cuts of beef are the same as the ones in the united states. if you know i would love an answer. example …

Alasitas - La Paz, Bolivia 
On the first day (Jan. 24th) of this month-long festival, many attend a Morning Mass accompanied by their miniatures. The objects are varied and express …

CICLO DE ORIGAMI - ARTE EN PAPEL EN LA PAZ, BOLIVIA 
SOCIEDAD BOLIVIANA DE ORIGAMI - LA PAZ, BOLIVIA

Papers, papers, papers 
I'm getting married in Bolivia to a beautiful Bolivian woman. We hope! Trying to do things the leagle way. The frustration level has reached an all …

Name of this church in La Paz? 
Does anyone know the name of this church in La Paz, Bolivia and where it is located? This picture was taken in 1969. If you know, please click on "post …

Looking to rent a room in La Paz from now until Aug. 15th 
Hi, I am a 27 year American male currently in La Paz, and I am wondering if anyone has any idea how to go about renting a room in an apartment from now …

security services 
Planning a business trip shortly to La Paz and we are looking for a security service to escort us during our 5 day stay. Any suggestions? Thanks.

Average price to rent an apartment in La Paz 
Can someone who currently lives in La Paz give us an idea of how much it costs to rent a fully furnished 1-2 bedroom apartment with expenses included (internet …

Yellow Card Trouble 
hello all, I am also traveling to Bolivia for the first time from Cusco Peru. I have a Bolivian visa, but I don't have a yellow card. I was wondering if …

Azariamas to San Fermin 
Planning on trekking to this area, does any body have information about the trail? How many days etc.

Cajas de Origami 
La Sociedad Boliviana de Origami S.B.O. PUNA - Pastoral Universitaria invita al taller especializado de "ORIGAMI Cajas de papel" en la Ciudad de La Paz …

Jaime Escalante 
Jaime Escalante, the math teacher from La Paz, Bolivia who became known in the United States as The Best Teacher in America passed away a few days …

Looking for a former friend 
Am seeking Juan Carlos Calabi of La Paz approx 67 years of age.

hotels in la Paz at lower altitude 
Please tell me if the Hotel Rey Palace is at a lower altitude than the Presidente. What about are the altitudes of each?? You suggest sleeping in the …

Train and bus schedules, Sucre/Potosi/Uyuni/La Paz? 
Hello, My son and I are planning a trip to Bolivia in early March. The three places we most want to visit are the salt flats of Uyuni, Potosi and La Paz. …

Bolivian Orphanages in La Paz Not rated yet
Hi, I was wondering if you knew of any orphanages in the La Paz area that were active around 1995-1997? I'm not sure if they would be active now, but any …

Is there a hotel for cats in La Paz? Not rated yet
Hi there, I have to take a trip back home to the UK during December and am desperately trying to find a cattery or "cat hotel" that will look after my …

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All the ways to get around La Paz, Bolivia - funniest video ever! Not rated yet
Andrew Younghusband, host of the Canadian reality show "Canada's Worst Diver" made this documentary called "Don't Drive Here!" about all of the different …

Looking for an accomodation in La Paz, Bolivia (Socopachi) Not rated yet
Hi, I am looking for an accomodation for three months in Sopocachi starting in september till end of november. Anyone subrenting a room or having some …

Help with shipping to the U.S. Not rated yet
My son is in La Paz and wants to mail a few things to the U.S. Where can he find shipping boxes or containers in La Paz?

La Paz, Bolivia Rocked by Tremors from Chile Earthquake Not rated yet
4/1/2014 La Paz, Bolivia was rocked by tremors this evening, after an 8.2 earthquake shook neighboring Chile. Expatriates in La Paz reported to BoliviaBella.com …

New! Camping and Glamping near La Paz Not rated yet
Hi all. My Anglo-Bolivian family are opening a new campsite in the beautiful Valley of Flowers just south of La Paz. You can see our spectacular mountainside …

Best way to get from La Paz to Tupiza? Not rated yet
We want to head from La Paz to Tupiza and are unsure what is the best way to get there. Some people have said an overnight bus, others have suggested …

Amigos in La Paz Not rated yet
Hi my name is Alvaro and I would like to exchange my culture and language with foreing people... i speak english and i would like to improve it as well... …

INDUSTRY OF ALL NATIONS Rips Off Bolivian Knitters... Not rated yet
INDUSTRY OF ALL NATIONS is Past-Due $1250 (8 months) to some of the poorest artisans in South America... and this is called fair trade? Too many unseemly …

Altiplano Sunrise Not rated yet
Sunrises are what painters love to paint or poets write about. I must admit I have seen many a sunrises in my life and in different parts of the world. …

Can you tel me more about La Paz - Villa Tunari buses? Not rated yet
Hi. I'm going to be travelling from La Paz to Villa Tunari, and I was wondering, after having read your page on bus transportation, if you can tell me …

Need your advice for our upcoming La Paz visit! Not rated yet
Hi, my husband and I are staying in La Paz for around 13 days in October. We are planning to do a salt flat tour, dangerous road bike tour and are looking …

Buscamos una habitacion en La Paz Not rated yet
Mis dos amigos y yo estamos buscando una habitacion por uno o dos meses. Necesitamos una habitacion economica debido a que somos viajeros. Somos muy responsables …

Looking for English Teachers in La Paz, Bolivia Not rated yet
Looking for full time English teachers. Please contact Instituto Exclusivo at lucas@ie-spanishonline.com for more information.

Looking for work (Busco trabajo) La Paz/Cochabamba Not rated yet
I am looking for any types of work. I am a Native US American and speak English and Spanish. I can convert documents into English (but not into proper …

La Paz, Bolivia: I need to rent apartment for a week in November Not rated yet
Hello, we will be traveling to La Paz in November and are looking for an apartment for a week. We will need two bedrooms. We would like to be near the …

Is anyone returning from the U.S. to Bolivia by 20 January? Not rated yet
Hi, We're during motorcycle trip through South America. Unfortunately we were robbed in La Paz and have our tablet with GPS maps stolen... Does anybody …

Need a supplier for dried llama fetus from Bolivia Not rated yet
im from london uk and i am desperately trying to find a contact in bolivia who can supply me with dried llama fetus to send / post to the united kingdom. …

Bad experience with a guide in Huayna Potosi Not rated yet
I went on January 2nd with the agency Adolfo Andino. It was my mistake to do it so close from New Year's Eve but also I didn't expect it to be so hard. …

Bus companies and timetables Not rated yet
Please would you tell me the bus companies that operate from Santa Cruz and La Paz and the times that they leave La Paz. I have tried several websites …

Where do I find international newspapers in La Paz? Not rated yet
Where can I buy international/foreign newspapers in La Paz?

Seeking Translators: German/Quechua & English/Quechua Not rated yet
We are seeking one or more translators who can translate from English and/or German to Quechua - and vice versa. If you are a German-Quechua and/or English/Quechua …

Day trip from La Paz: hiking in the mountains? Not rated yet
I'm from Brazil and going to La Paz for 5 days (in the beginning of october) and I'd like to hike on the mountains around the city / Cordillera Real on …

Where can I take Spanish classes in La Paz? Not rated yet
Does anyone know of any good spanish classes in La Paz? I know there are a lot to chose from but I was just wandering if anyone here had tried any and …

Cual Agencia de Viajes Debo Usar? Not rated yet
¡Hola! Me voy a Bolivia y quería saber si tenía los agentes de viajes que me recomiendan, porque me dijeron que tuviera cuidado, que no siempre eran fiables …

Images of strikes in LA PAZ - May 8, 2012 - 8:30AM Not rated yet
Transport strike is bad in La Paz this morning, blockades everywhere, people walking. Images from Americas Bridge, city centre etc. Saw a man with crutches …

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I need someone to translate a phrase in Aymara please Not rated yet
Can anyone tell me how to say "I am gay" in Aymara? I need this translation for a t-shirt and I need to be sure the translation uses wording that is positive, …

Cost of Apartment in La Paz? Not rated yet
A 2-3 bedroom house. Not in super bad areas or an area that experiences wreckage from mud slides. Anywhere else in La Paz is fine. :)

Bolivia te Espera (Bolivia Awaits You) La Paz Not rated yet
The Bolivian Vice Ministry of Tourism has created a new one-minute video of the Department of La Paz. View it below in English. "Bolivia te Espera" (Bolivia …

Taller de Origami "Barquitos de Papel" Not rated yet
Taller de Origami - “Barquitos de papel” - Imperdible sesión gratuita de Barquitos de Papel éste año 2012, te enseñaremos a construir diferentes modelos …

Mascaras de Papel 2012 Not rated yet
La Sociedad Boliviana de Origami S.B.O., inicia el mes de Febrero con mucha alegría y diversión porque comenzaron los carnavales, y para que sorprendas …

Origami Navideno 2011 Not rated yet
ORIGAMI NAVIDEÑO 2011 - A REALIZARSE EN LA ZONA CENTRAL Y SUR DE LA PAZ, BOLIVIA. INFORMES: 70134750 - EMAIL: SBO.BOLIVIA@GMAIL.COM

I Need Information About Studying in La Paz Not rated yet
I'm an American citizen who was born to a Bolivian mother. I am thinking about going to Bolivia to study at a university and become a Bolivian citizen. …

Moving to La Paz in November Not rated yet
Hello All, I was in Bolivia this past Spring, met a girl I really like, and now I'm saving some money to move back there in November. I should have about …

Restaurant Vienna - Best Martini in Bolivia, Perhaps the Best Martini in all of South America! Not rated yet
An overwhelming majority of European and Latin American bartenders are under the impression that anyone who asks for a Martini wants a cocktail fashioned …

Kusudama Workshop in La Paz Not rated yet
TALLER DE KUSUDAMA EN LA PUNA-PASTORAL UNIVERSITARIA LA PAZ, BOLIVIA INICIA EL DIA VIERNES 12 DE AGOSTO 2011 - MAYORES INFORMES 2313735 - 70134750 …

Moving to La Paz for 5 months Not rated yet
Teaching there and looking for a nice clean safe place to live. Suggestions?

Water purification options in La Paz? Not rated yet
I'm looking at different water purification systems to use for drinking water in my apartment in Sopocachi. Any advice or recommendations for either source/tap …

Planning to get high in La Paz? Not rated yet
There's a lot of debate about what you should or should not do prior to traveling to high altitude places such as La Paz, Lake Titicaca, or Potosí (Bolivia's …

alojamiento con familias en la paz Not rated yet
estamos buscando gente/familias interesadas en ofrecernos hospedaje en La Paz, pagando, claro.

Nice Areas to Stay in La Paz Not rated yet
We are two tourists who are going to stay in La Paz for a week - where is the best areas to look for accommodation? We want it to be central, near bars …

Parcel contain Cleanser for face Not rated yet
Bella My sister send me a parcel which contain face clean The pacel is hold up by the Custom in La Paz now, but i'm in Sucre The post office ask me to …

Who manufactures these market bags in Bolivia? Not rated yet
Does anyone know who manufactures these market bags in Bolivia? If you do, please respond by clicking on "post comments" below.

Internations - Global Expatriate Network Not rated yet
Internations.org is a members-only international community of expatriates online present in approximately 160 countries and 200 communities. Your personal …

donde compro computadoras mini mac en la paz Not rated yet
Donde compro mini mac en La paz?

EXPO ORIGAMI "ARTE EN PAPEL" Not rated yet
La Sociedad Boliviana de Origami S.B.O. invita a la EXPO ORIGAMI "ARTE EN PAPEL" en la Ciudad de La Paz el día Lunes 31 de Mayo de 2010, Casa de la Cultura …

HACIENDO ORIGAMI CON MAMA Not rated yet
La Sociedad Boliviana de Origami S.B.O. invita al taller "Haciendo Origami con Mamá" de Horas 15:00 a 18:00 en la Ciudad de La Paz el día Martes 25 de …

VIDEO DEBATE "CON GANAS DE TRIUNFAR" Not rated yet
LA PUNA INVITA AL VIDEO DEBATE "CON GANAS DE TRIUNFAR" EL BOLIVIANO QUE CALCULABA...... EN LA CALLE CORNETA MAMANI N° 1984 ENTRE LANDAETA Y 20 DE OCTUBRE, …

find an old friend-Se busca un amigo Not rated yet
Se busqa Julio Cesar Castagnon. Era de LaPaz. No lo vi desde 1979. No lo encuentro en las linas de informaccion. La ultima vez que nos corespondemos, …

Climate and Weather in La Paz Bolivia Not rated yet
Because La Paz is built inside a deep and very wide gorge shaped somewhat like a bowl, with it's city center at 3650 meters above sea level and it's Zona …

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