Set in a valley surrounded by mountains with a glorious ensemble of whitewashed buildings sheltering pretty patios, it’s a spruce place that preserves a wealth of colonial architecture. Sensibly, there are strict controls on development and it was declared a Unesco World Heritage Site in 1991.
Salar de Uyuni
Located in southwest Bolivia, Uyuni is the jumping off point for those wishing to visit "El Salar de Uyuni", the largest salt flat in the world. This semi-desert and volcanic region contains resources of great economic importance, such as its reserve of 9 million tons of lithium and other minerals, which help create the area's awe-inspiring natural beauty.
The conquistadors never found El Dorado, the legendary city of gold, but they did get their hands on Potosí and its Cerro Rico, a ‘Rich Hill’ full of silver. Potosí is full of grand churches and and ornate colonial architecture, which are worth getting to know.
La Paz, seat of government and political-administrative capital of Bolivia, is the most important city of the country. Filled with museums, churches, panoramic view lookouts, artisan markets and a recognized nightlife, La Paz is a city that welcomes people from all over the world.
Nestled on the border between Peru and Bolivia, Lake Titicaca is famed as the highest navigable lake on earth. Rich in jaw-dropping landscapes, this region also houses a wealth of ancient history. According to Inca mythology, the creator god rose up from the lake's waters to create the sun, moon, and stars, as well as the world's first humans.