Copacabana Shopping

  • Different sizes
    Different sizes
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  • Hippies in
    Hippies in "6 de agosto" street
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  • Street Vendor by the Cathedral Gate
    Street Vendor by the Cathedral Gate
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    local crafts on Isla del Sol: local crafts on Isla del Sol

    by richiecdisc Written Feb 19, 2003

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    local crafts on Isla del Sol

    As you walk along the path from the north of the island to the south, you will encounter many local craftsman. You can watch them for free but they will try to sell you things of course. There are lots of them on the Inca staircase leading down to the southern port.

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    Street Vendor by Moorish Cathedral: Peruvian Influence

    by AlbuqRay Updated Jan 8, 2005

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    Street Vendor by the Cathedral Gate

    The area around the Cathedral and the plaza in front of it is very commercialized. The Avenue 6 de Agosto runs between the Cathedral and the plaza. It too is commercialized. I noticed that many of the items for sale were more typical of what I saw in Peru than what you usually see in Bolivia. I did get some cute dolls for my grandkids for 7.5 BOB ($1) each.

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    central market: Bolivian stuff

    by schlumpf Written Oct 31, 2004

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    You can find every stuff produced in Bolivia in the central market of Copacabana, located in the ,main street of the "village".
    You have to remember to offer at max 50% of the value requested, as the prices are pretty blown!
    ..but you have patience, you can find a very hot deals...

    What to buy: bolivian creaft

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    The Spitting Llama Bookstore & Outfitter: Camping Gear, Rental, Books, Info

    by TheSpittingLlama Written May 27, 2008

    The Spitting Llama imports and distributes Lonely Planet books and sells a wide range of camping gear. They rent bikes, tents, sleeping bags and sleeping pads. They sell everything from swiss army knives and nice fleece jackets to organic fair trade coffee and memory cards.

    What to buy: They distribute Lonely Planet books and have an incredible selection. They also have over 1000 english, german, french and dutch books for sale or trade. They have professional down sleeping bags, tents, hiking poles, hiking boots, backpack covers and more. They distribute Victorinox swiss knives for really cheap! They have Garmin GPS units, flashlights, headlamps and lots of little necessities for travel.

    What to pay: Prices are way cheaper than in the US, Europe or even Peru for most things.

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    Strange drinks

    by SirRichard Written Jun 23, 2005
    Yellow and orange drinks

    At one of the stops of the La Paz-Copacabana bus I saw a street vendor with these colurful weird drinks. I didn't dare t o try, and didn't have time to ask him what they were, but they looked bright and colourful (and fresh!).

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    the stalls in the local market: El Mercado

    by richiecdisc Written Feb 19, 2003

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    local market with sun through skylight

    The local market was a very colorful local one, with traditionally glad Indian women selling their goods much as their ancestors have done for centuries.

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    Holy water

    by SirRichard Written Jun 23, 2005

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    Different sizes

    Inside the church you can buy bottles of "Agua Bendita". They have several sizes and designs, inclluding a nice label and a certificate!

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    Hippies stuff

    by SirRichard Written Jun 23, 2005
    Hippies in

    There are many hippies in this area, most live and travel arounf the lake, specially in Isla del Sol. You can find many street vendors selling manual craft they do as necklaces...

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