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So I decided I need to get traveling again and have decided on Bolivia La Paz and Sucre mostly, any experiences or advice?
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Didn't Marc spend some time there? I haven't explored there myself, but it sounds like a nice destination for your next trip.

When you heading out?
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Sometime in 2018 I am looking to do Bolivia Paraguay and Argentina. I have been to Argentina but not the other 2.
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Good to hear. How's your Spanish? You may need it in Bolivia and Paraguay. Argentina has a lot of English speakers but not so sure about the other two.
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Yeah...I should probably learn
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Mine is terrible enough that just going to Barcelona was a struggle.
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So I decided I need to get traveling again and have decided on Bolivia La Paz and Sucre mostly, any experiences or advice?
I don't travel there but you can book some travel agent for that
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I don't travel there but you can book some travel agent for that
Who the heck uses travel agents today? With online resources and consolidators, travel agents have pretty much gone the way of the dodo bird.
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I will probably checkout both. Apparently there is a Cristo Redentor statue that is 44cm longer than the one in Rio!
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Really? Wonder why it doesn't get any love in the media, but the one in Rio is world famous. Never knew...
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Yeah I had no idea until I read Lonely Planet it's in a town called Cochamba
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Wow! Just googled it. That's pretty huge! Must be overwhelming to see that in real life.
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So far my route is...

La Paz-Cusco (Machu Pichu)-Sucre-Asuncion-Puerto Igazu-Buenos Aires-home.

While in La Paz I am taking day trips to Cochamba and Oruno, while in Sucre to Potosi and Asuncion to Filedelfia
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La Paz-Cusco (Machu Pichu)-Sucre-Asuncion-Puerto Igazu-Buenos Aires-home.

While in La Paz I am taking day trips to Cochamba and Oruno, while in Sucre to Potosi and Asuncion to Filedelfia
Sounds awesome. Always wanted to go to Machu Pichu and Buenos Aires. I think when the time comes and I'm able to head down to South America, the research beforehand will open up a whole 'nother world that I never knew existed. Sounds like a great trip, bro!
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BA is one of my favorite cities in the world. The other places are places I have never been too.
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BA is one of my favorite cities in the world. The other places are places I have never been too.

Would love to visit BA. They say it's similar to Madrid.

I heard that they have more cows than people there. Have you tried the steak down there? Heard it was amazing and natural or course.
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The steak is amazing so is the sausage and pasta
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That's what I thought. Would love to go there to eat like there's no tomorrow!
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I try to keep my eye on one of those cheap Spirit flights to one of the places they fly in South America. Then just try to wing it from there. But may only get a week if I am lucky. Unless I quit my job again.
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I try to keep my eye on one of those cheap Spirit flights to one of the places they fly in South America. Then just try to wing it from there. But may only get a week if I am lucky. Unless I quit my job again.
You can always take an unpaid leave of absence can't you? Like, one week paid, then two weeks unpaid? I've done that before.
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