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Nuestra Señora de La Paz, the seat of government of Bolivia and the second largest city in the country.

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Do La Paz' cable cars have any UV protection on their windows, and if so, what's the protection?

Do La Paz' cable cars have any UV protection on their windows, and if so, what's the protection? Answering some comments: @GiacomoCatenazzi: Travel can be easily over 30 minutes, and well over one ...
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How can I use public transportation to get around in Boliva?

I'm planning a trip from La Paz to Patamanta first, then to Tuni, probably will stay the night in Tuni. I'm not planning the multiple day trekking in Condoriri, but the Laguna Tuni looks amazing. I ...
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Luggage storage at El Alto La Paz airport

I am looking for a place to leave 2 pieces of luggage for 3 days in La Paz, Bolivia - preferrably at La Paz El Alto airport (LPB) Does anybody know if such a service is available there? If one ...
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Does staying in a windowless room have any effect on altitude sickness?

I'm planning to stay in a windowless room in La Paz, Bolivia for around 5 days. It's significantly cheaper than the comparable room with windows, and to be honest, the lack of windows for a short ...
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How can I get from La Paz, Bolivia to Puno, Peru?

I'm wanting to travel from La Paz, Bolivia to Puno. What's the best way to do that?
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What should I do to stay safe if my flight arrives late at night?

As I was planning my trip using both my guidebooks, I came across the "Health" and "Safety" sections, only to end up very nervous for my trip to Bolivia. Both guidebooks explicitly state, "La Paz is ...
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Unroasted coffee beans in La Paz, Bolivia

Is there a place in La Paz where I could buy beans straight from farms, before they are processed? I have a couple of friends who'd want to roast their beans up to their liking, so I'd like to buy ...
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La Paz to Santiago by bus

I want to travel from La Paz to Santiago de Chile by bus and was wondering which company to use and how much it would cost. I know its a 24 hour bus ride.