Cycling above the Clouds

Riding the Andes by Bicycle

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Caseras, Cholitas y Brujas

What have you been up to Sarah B? You may well ask!

I’ve essentially been hanging out in La Paz for a week and a half, primarily waiting for a date to do a TOEFL English test (as part of a visa application) but also getting to know this beguiling city in the process. The big downside of course is that I’ve said a fond farewell to one of my dearest friends in the world, and cycling companionista, Sara-Ann. We’ve had such a fabulous six weeks together and I’m genuinely gutted to have parted ways.

Here we are enjoying the views from the La Paz Teleferico on our last day

So what’s been keeping me busy?

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La Paz – arriving in style

So here we are on our last cycling day together before Sara-Ann hangs up her padded lycra and waves farewell to a never-ending supply of perfectly ripe and creamy avocados. Blighty awaits for her to be ‘Best Person’ at the wedding of Mark & Helen – and I’m hard pushed to think of a better reason to head home.

But for now, here’s La Paz. We made it! And boy did we arrive in style.

We were warned we’d be in for this…

But what we got instead was…

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