If you ever spent time watching Beavis and Butthead then you would remember Beavis mentioning Lake Titicaca, which is located in Bolivia. This sacred lake is found to be a historical destination. It gave birth to the Inca people and is a favorite location from people around the world. It’s not hard to see why. It shares the Lake with Peru and it’s the world’s highest navigable lake. Bolivia is one of the only landlocked countries in South America. Lake Titicaca is the largest lake in South America reaching over 8300 square kilometers. Bolivia is one of the world’s coldest windiest, warmest, and steamiest spots in the world. It is the poorest country in South America but is one of the richest in natural resources. Bolivia has a fascinating history that range from the Amazon tribes, to the Incas. They have a large variety of indigenous people. It has everything except for those white powder beaches that all the other South American countries are known for. Bolivia though, has beautiful cultures and colonial cities that keep bringing visitors back for more.
The capital of Bolivia is known as Santa Cruz de la Sierra. It has over 1,000,000 in habitants and is the largest city in Bolivia. La Isla del sol and la isla de la Luna is where every visitor should make a stop. It is the Incas legendary creation site. The Inca mythology of the sun was also created in this sacred location. The museum is more than affordable with admission prices as low as $1.25 US dollars. Bolivia offers many different kinds of museums that offer artifacts from ancient civilizations.
Laguna Verde is a destination you have to visit and spend some time in. It’s a salt lake at the foot of the volcano Licancabur. The sediments make it a shade of green and it contains copper minerals. It is known for it’s natural hot springs and unmatched beauty. You would need to visit this area around April to September. It does get cold so make sure you pack the right gear. While you’re at the springs you might run into some Guanacos. An animal that looked similar to a llama. They are peaceful animals that don’t cause any threat at all. The hot springs are something to soak in and remember for the rest of your life. The mountains, animals, and landscape are another. Bolivia is landlocked but they still have things to offer than just beaches. Put on your hiking gear and get ready for an experience of a lifetime.