amidst the Andes Mountains Bolivia is a magnificent country , the Amazonian
rainforests, Lake Titicaca, and the world's largest salt flats. The nation
also features striking cities, vast natural resources, and a high percentage
of indigenous peoples.
economic potential, Bolivia is the poorest country in South America due to
severe corruption and the exploitation of resources by foreign investors.
With 64 percent of the population below the poverty line and GDP less than
it was nearly three decades ago, the people of Bolivia struggle to plan for
the future, afford adequate health care, receive an education, and confront
hemisphere’s highest, most isolated and most rugged nation. It’s among the
earth’s coldest, warmest, windiest and steamiest spots. It boasts among the
driest, saltiest and swampiest natural landscapes in the world. Although the
poorest country in South America (and boy do Bolivians get tired of hearing
that), it’s also one of the richest in terms of natural resources. It’s also
South America’s most indigenous country, with over 60% of the population
claiming indigenous heritage, including Aymará, Quechua, Guaraní and over 30
other ethnic groups. Bolivia has it all…except, that is, for beaches.
landlocked country boasts the soaring peaks of the Cordillera Real around
Sorata and the hallucinogenic salt flats of Uyuni, the steamy jungles of the
Amazon Basin and wildlife-rich grasslands of the Southeast. Unparalleled
beauty is also reflected in its vibrant indigenous cultures, colonial cities
such as Sucre and Potosí, and whispers of ancient civilizations. This is
exactly what attracts visitors, and with good reason. Bolivia is now well
and truly on travelers’ radars; opportunities for cultural and adventure
activities and off-the-beaten-path exploration have exploded. But while most
travelers stick to the well-worn paths of the Altiplano, there’s plenty to
be found elsewhere, including the tropical east and the lowland regions in
social and political fronts have been in flux since the appointment of the
country’s first indigenous president. Optimism is generally high, especially
among the indigenous majority, although many changes are afoot. Protests,
marches and demonstrations are a perpetual part of the country’s
mind-boggling landscape. This is a truly extraordinary place. Adorn the
high-altitude goggles, take a deep breath (or three) and live
In size to California and Texas
combined landlocked Bolivia is equal. Brazil borders the east; its other
neighbors are Peru and Chile on the west and Argentina and Paraguay on the
south. The western part, enclosed by two chains of the Andes, is a great
plateau the Altiplano,............
The weather in Bolivia can vary drastically
from one climatic zone to another. The summer months in Bolivia are November
through March. The weather is typically warmer and wetter during these
months. April through October, the winter months, are typically colder and
Bolivians are born mostly into
Roman Catholicism, Religion tends to be female dominated activity in terms
of attending church and the like, Catholicism to some extent has been "localised"
as it became intertwined with local folklore and customs in its early years
of taking root in the..............
Famous from the Spanish colonial days for its
mineral wealth, modern Bolivia was once a part of the ancient Inca empire.
After the Spaniards defeated the Incas in the 16th century, Bolivia's
predominantly Indian population was reduced to slavery.............