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  • Safety

    Feb 02, 2012 - Bolivia

    This part of Bolivia gets hot, so be sure to bring high-factor sun cream, a hat and carry a bottle ......

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  • Getting Around

    Feb 02, 2012 - Bolivia

    The Jesuit Mission settlements are fairly small and all the Jesuit churches are on the main plazas, so you’ll be ......

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  • Getting To and Away

    Feb 02, 2012 - Bolivia

    The Jesuit Missions can be visited in a loop, starting and finishing in Santa Cruz. There are regular buses that ......

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  • Roboré, Santiago de Chiquitos and Chochís

    Feb 02, 2012 - Roboré, Santiago de Chiquitos and Chochís, Bolivia

    If you fancy hopping off the train on the Santa Cruz to Quijarro route, then Roboré or Chochís are good ......

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  • San Miguel de Velasco

    Feb 02, 2012 - San Miguel de Velasco, Bolivia

    Population: 5,500 San Miguel del Velasco was officially founded in 1721, but had begun its life earlier as an overspill ......

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  • San Rafael

    Feb 02, 2012 - San Rafael, Bolivia

    Population: 3,000 San Rafael del Velasco was founded in 1696 and is the second oldest mission in the Chiquitania. It ......

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  • Paraba Azul

    Mar 30, 2010 - Buena Vista, Bolivia

    Right in the center of the main plaza in a large gazebo is Paraba Azul. This laid-back restaurant serves a ......

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  • La Tranquera

    Mar 30, 2010 - Buena Vista, Bolivia

    This restaurant on the plaza has a good size $2 almuerzo with soup and main course, which comes with rice ......

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  • La Plaza

    Mar 30, 2010 - Buena Vista, Bolivia

    Buena Vista’s top international restaurant, La Plaza has an extensive menu serving sophisticated international cuisine. Choices include lobster, escargot, duck, ......

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  • El Fuerte

    Apr 05, 2010 - Samaipata, Bolivia

    The UNESCO recognized archaeological site El Fuerte, or the fort, is one of the most important sites in Bolivia and ......

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  • Coffee Tour

    Apr 05, 2010 - Buena Vista, Bolivia

    Hacienda El Cafetal produces Café BuenaVista, a high-quality coffee considered to be one of Bolivia’s best. They run coffee tours ......

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  • Exploramar Diving

    Apr 01, 2010 - Puerto López, Ecuador

    Explormar Diving are the diving experts in town and operate two excellent boats for island tours and scuba diving. Its ......

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  • Bolivian Spanish School - CBBS

    Feb 24, 2010 - Sucre, Bolivia

    The Bolivian Spanish School prides itself on bringing a friendly, family feeling to its language courses. Included in the price ......

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  • Shopping

    Feb 01, 2012 - Bolivia

    Visiting the Chiquitania gives you the perfect opportunity to pick up some unique local handicrafts, including carvings, ceramics and weavings. ......

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  • Tourism Information

    Mar 24, 2010 - Bolivia

    San Ignacio: The Tourist Information Office can be found inside the Casa del Cultura, on the corner of the main ......

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  • Communications

    Mar 24, 2010 - Bolivia

    The Post Office in San Ignacio is on Calle 24 de Septiembre between calles La Paz and Sucre. There’s also ......

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