|We saw a lot of rock slides on the road. The rain causes these. |
They don't get into a big hurry to clear them away so everyone
just drives over them or around them if possible.
|The country was beautiful. Everything is blooming and green|
this time of year. This is the mountains between Tupiza and
|We drove to Sucre the first day. It was about a 7 hour drive|
from Tupiza on good paved road. It is of course over
and around the mountains. This is the patio area
of the very nice Samary Hotel we stayed at.
|The truck's trailer lifters were high centered. It was blocking|
the bridge. It didn't take too long before he got it moving again.
|The road was paved about a third of the way from Sucre to Cochabamba.|
The next few miles was gravel road and then we finally drove on a
cobblestone road for about 2 hours.
|All along the roads in Bolivia people build these memorial to|
people who have been killed on the road. This was one of
the fanciest ones we have seen. It was close to the top of the
|The cobblestone road was up and over some high mountains. It|
was wide enough to pass on and beautiful farm land.
|Just one of many small house and farms we saw. They are all|
high in the mountains. The raised potatoes, grain and some corn
down a little lower in the valley.
|More pictures of the beautiful country here. We finally came|
back to paved road about 80 to 100 miles from Cochabamba.
It took us 9 hours to drive about 320 miles. It was a