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Oct 19, 2004 - La Paz Bolivia

La Paz After the inevitable delays at the airport we finally took off about 2 hours late but to our surprise landed after only one hour when we were told it was a 2 hour flight. La Paz is the highest capital in the world although there is debate whether it is the capital and probably isn't.. The taxi ride from the airport costing about £3 revealed the city to be in a mountain bowl, almost like a huge volcano. The taxi driver was concerned as the main roads were closed for demonstrations about the government and cost of living. Even worse...

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