Bolivia is a beautiful country in South America, with an impressive and varied terrain across high altitudes of which stretches from the border to the sea. At over 3,500 meters, its capital, La Paz, lies on the Andes Mountains with snow-capped Mt. Illimani in the backdrop. Further down is the Lake Titicaca, with clear blue waters and colorful birds to be seen. The southernmost town, Santa Cruz de Tesis, is at the foot of the mountain.
Bolivia’s first city is Ovaci, where you can learn a lot about Bolivia. “Bolivian cities” or urban centers, as visitors to this part of Bolivia will say, are the heart of Bolivia. Some of the most famous include Santa Cruz de Chiquita; Santa Fe de Chiquita; Bolivia del Chiquito; and the historic center of Bolivia, San Miguel. There is no doubt that these are the most important cities in Bolivia, but some other smaller towns are worth a look too.
The highlands of Bolivia are home to the diverse flora and fauna of the country. Bolivia has an extensive network of rainforests – it is the top recipient of the forested biodiversity fund. Or language is the primary means of communication, though many tourists find learning Spanish useful. Most Bolivians speak Spanish, but a small number of people (less than ten thousand) know Portuguese and some local dialects. For most of the indigenous people of Bolivia, either English or Spanish is more common.
When you visit Bolivia, there is no doubt that you will be captivated by the country’s wildlife. The rivers, lakes, forests, and deserts of Bolivia offer scores of game for hunters. The unique Andean condor is nearly extinct, but if you happen to see one, you will surely have a lasting memory of the unique beauty of this bird. While you are on your vacation to Bolivia, make sure that you do not miss the chance of bird watching – the best time for birding in Bolivia is from the end of May to the beginning of October, inclusive of the summer months of June, July, and August.
One of the main attractions of Bolivia is its deserts: the Atacama Desert, the largest desert in Latin America, and the lowest altitude. The lowest desert in Latin America is the Salar de Uyuni, and this is located south of Bolivia on the west side of the country. Another prominent feature of Bolivia is its mineral riches: there are more than 30 minerals in Bolivia, including aluminum, iron, titanium, tin, silver, and zinc. These natural resources have made Bolivia one of the richest countries in South America. The national mineral wealth is responsible for the growth of many local industries in Bolivia, making Bolivia a major tourist hub in Latin America.
Tourists love to visit Bolivia because it has unique nightlife. The city is known for its lively nightlife and boasts of some of the finest bars, clubs, and discos in Latin America. The dance bars of the region are among the best in the world, and visitors have the chance to experience live salsa dancing after they enter the clubs. Some of the world-class nightclubs in Bolivia can be found in the old part of town.
The Riverside is also a very popular place for visitors. In this area, you will find a vast array of nature reserves. The most popular Bolivian bird species are the Galapagos jay, a shy and nocturnal species that can be easily spotted in the dense forest canopy. Other popular birds include the Asavi, Macaw, Sea eagle, Cancun penguin, pelican, and wren.
One of the best parts about bolivia is that you don’t need an introduction to Spanish if you’re a first-timer. Almost all people speak English, but since English is not their first language, there is no need to learn any words. English tuition in Latin America is also widely available. Tourists are pleasantly surprised to find that English is widely spoken here, especially by the native population.