Inching down 'death road' near La Paz, Bolivia. (From the wonderful Pinterest board, "Latinoamerico.') Repinned by Elizabeth VanBuskirk, author of "Beyond the Stones of Machu Picchu," short stories about Inca life today, In Bolivia, the country next to Peru--across the large Lake Titicaca--you can also see the dramatic challenges of living in the high altitudes of the Andes Mountains.
January 24th - Sucre, Bolivia * Proud, genteel Sucre, Bolivia's constitutional capital, is known as the White City. By government decree, all buildings in its historical heart, must be whitewashed annually, creating beautiful contrasts with the red roof tiles that seem to cascade down its gentle hills.