In Bolivia, the entire thing of prostitution is regulated and legal so you will see that there are several brothels that are licensed and all the prostitutes are registered. All the prostitutes are asked to register themselves and go for regular health checkups in order to see whether they are suffering from any STD or sexually transmitted diseases. This process is repeated in every alternate 20 days. So the police can easily check whether the prostitutes that are working in the brothel are having proper registration or not and see whether they have visited the clinic in the last 20 days.
Prostitution is not a new thing in Bolivia and it is seen that the society wills severely stigmatized the prostitutes. Prostitutes face a lot of blame because of the rise of HIV infection and other problems. In the year 2007 in El Alto, the angry locals started …
Bolivia can be a beautiful tourist destination, and more people are getting interested in visiting this country in South America. If you are wondering about the average monthly cost of living in Bolivia, we will break down everything you need to know.
Hopefully you’ll be able to create a plan and get a better understanding of what to expect once you arrive in the country.
Housing and Utilities
As with most countries, the majority of your money will go to housing and utilities. Naturally, the main question will be whether you have a property in Bolivia or not. For people with a house or apartment, they won’t need to pay monthly rents. But if you are a tourist, buying a property in another country is not an option.
So, if you are just visiting Bolivia, the main expense will be paying rent. One of the significant benefits is that you …
Bolivia is one nation which has been through a lot of struggles. Be it the struggle for freedom from colonial Spanish rule or be it the struggle it is facing nowadays to reach economic and financial stability. Bolivia may be South America’s poorest nation, but in the last decade, the condition here has improved significantly. It might not be a very affluent and rich country, unlike many others, but this country boasts of a beautiful cultural heritage which has mesmerized tourists for long.
On one hand, the neighboring countries of Bolivia are overcrowded by tourists while on the other hand the beautiful travel destinations of this country still lie hidden from the eyes of many and hence, this beautiful nation is still not overstuffed with tourists and that make it an enticing tourist destination for many. Once believed to be one of the most prosperous lands in the New World, …
South America is famous for its great food, and Bolivia is no exception, with many dishes being exclusive to this country. Let’s take a look at all things you shouldn’t miss if you decide to visit Bolivia.
For anyone interested in great food, Antichucho might be a great way to start. This dish is rather old, and it dates to the pre-Columbian era. The modern version of this meal became popular between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries, and you can find it in several countries.
These inexpensive, beef heart dishes are a street cart staple. In Bolivia, people usually use either beef or chicken and serve it with roast potatoes and a peanut sauce. Some people prepare it with boiled potatoes and bread too, but it’s not as common in Bolivia — after the conquistadors arrived, so did European ingredients like garlic.
In the times of the Inca Empire, …
When it comes to traveling, there are a lot of things that come in the list and food is on the top of all. Here we are providing you a list of restaurants that could be considered if you are traveling to Bolivia for the first time and do not have any idea about the places that serve good food.
EL Fogon Del Gringo
Before we discuss much the restaurant, we really need to discuss the city in which it is located. This restaurant is actually in Tarija, which is very close to Argentina and this means that the city is a hub of the Asado, which is a kind of BBQ meat. So, Asado is the most popular cuisine of Tarija and could be found at various places, but what you get at EL Fogon Del Gringo could not be found anywhere else. Not just for the awesome meat …
Each year more and more people are deciding to visit Bolivia. While it is still not the number one traveling destination, thousands of tourists visit the country each year. There are so many things you can see here, from untouched nature to remnants of ancient civilizations. Here, we will try to cover everything you need to see if you decide to visit this incredible South American country.
Bolivia as a Tourist Destination
While it is not the most popular tourist destination, there are still many things you could see in Bolivia. Almost half a million people visit this South American country annually, and the numbers seem to be increasing.
Of course, the increase in the number of visits is great, and it’s a shame people don’t visit the country more often. But why would anyone visit Bolivia, you might ask? The country is a gem when it comes to natural …
Tourism in Bolivia is thriving, and many people are starting to enjoy the natural beauty of this country. But there are a couple of things you need to know before the trip to ensure that you have a great time and an unforgettable vacation.
Beware of Thieves
One of the things you’ll need to worry about is thieves. The best possible idea is to keep your valuables with you at all times and be careful. If you are using public transport in Bolivia, keep your credit cards, money, cameras, or anything valuable with you.
Thieves are usually looking for easy targets, and they won’t bother doing Ocean’s Eleven on you. In all honesty, you probably won’t meet many thieves if you visit Bolivia. The threat of crime is somewhat similar to major cities in Europe. Furthermore, the level of theft is significantly lower compared to neighboring countries like Brazil and …
Bolivia is one of those places that have attracted a lot of tourists from various parts of the world. Undoubtedly, it is one of the best places to spend your vacations, but if you do not have good places to stay there, your trip will end up into misery. Here are a few of the hotel options that you could consider if visiting Bolivia.
EL Palacio De Sal
The hotel is popular around the area obviously because of its unique features, but also because of the way in which it was constructed. This place is also known as the “The Salt Palace” of that particular area. It is spread in 48,500 square foot and was made from a million of salt bricks that were extracted from the Saldar de Uyuni. The best part of this hotel is that each and everything that you find here is made from salt and …
If you are living in Bolivia and you need to know the best traits of Bolivian people. Bolivia is a place that is famous for tourist attractions so you can expect courtesy from this place. Bolivia is a formal country that holds its old fashioned values which are still alive.
- Whenever you will be in the Land in Bolivia you can see that people are greeting one another before they are starting any conversation. It is said that if a person fails to greet another person then it is considered to be a rude gesture. Even in small villages and places the strangers will have to exchange greetings if they pass one another. Two of the most important wishes are Thank You and Please.
- Most of the Bolivians will treat you with a lot of respect and they will expect the same from you. Using of formal title for addressing