Meet two of our new employees at Minkha in Cochabamba, Ninfa and Jesica. Both lovely new additions to the team. “My name is Jesica Cordova (Left), I am the granddaughter of one of the knitters, Catalina Infante…. I have been helping with translations.” “My … Continue reading
Far beyond the fields, farms and old worn out houses accommodating the incredible talents of our Minkha knitters, lies the beautiful landscapes of Western Canada; an area rich in resources, prosperity and an youthful energy. Here, small communities of dedicated … Continue reading
Recently we were approached by an up-market Bolivian travel magazine, Viajeros Bolivia, interested in doing an article on our B&B as it is a little different to the accommodation available locally. We were flattered and very happy to speak to them…. Continue reading
If you are looking for a quick and comfortable trip from Tarija to Salta, or vice versa, I recommend that you ride on the Dragon Rojo (the Red Dragon), a comfortable mini bus that does daily trips between these two beautiful cities.
Leaving Tarija at 4… Continue reading
One thing that constantly amazes me here almost every day is that you see simple solutions to life’s problems. It has helped us change our thinking such a lot – is that good or bad? Open to debate I’d say.
For example my husband has had a local … Continue reading
I came across this quote the other day and thought it so summed up my Bolivian experience to date – good and bad.
“That’s the key to having it all; stop expecting it to look like what you thought it was going to look like.”
Often, w… Continue reading
Does anyone know the name of this church in La Paz, Bolivia and where it is located? This picture was taken in 1969. If you know, please follow the link and click on “post comments” to respond. Thanks in advance!
Bolivia (AP) Bolivian biologists say they have finished rescuing 12 pink, freshwater dolphins who were trapped in a river. Rescue team member Mariana Escobar says the six-day effort to free the dolphins finished on Thursday. Read Full Story
I recently stumbled upon www.TrekEarth.com and found a couple of great photos: “This is Tarata, a small town in the valleys of Cochabamba, Bolivia. The town hasn’t changed in around 400 years, walking on its streets is like traveling in … Continue reading
Bolivia is the highest and most isolated of the Latin American republics. Capital of Bolivia is La Paz. It is situated at an altitude of 11,910 ft (3,630 m), and is the highest administrative capital city in the world. Lake … Continue reading