La Paz Warnings and Dangers

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  • 1. Altitude sickness

    I just returned from La Paz and made the mistake of caring about all the negative posts that are out there. In our flight (American Airlines, from Miami), not a single passenger needed oxygen at...

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  • 2. Fake Taxis or Police

    The safest way to move by car at night is taking a RADIO TAXI. the difference between RADIO TAXIS AND TAXIS are because they `ve got a sign of their business and the phone number on its roof. For...

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  • 3. ALWAYS CARRY A RELIABLE MOSQUITO REPELLANT

    BOLIVIA When travelling through the tropical regions of Central and South America, I always carry a reliable Mosquito and Insect Repellant. Anywhere in these...

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  • 4. ALWAYS CARRY NECCESARY TRAVEL INSURANCE.

    BOLIVIA While I was travelling through South America I always made sure that I had the neccesary Travel Insurance that I may need. La Paz was no exception on...

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  • 5. Drugs

    The other thing that happened to a fellow traveller was in a nightclub.Some guy dropped a packet on the floor. He picked it up to hand it back, but then faced...

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  • 6. I spit in your face

    I had no problems at all in Bolivia, but one girl I spoke to had this happen....In the street, she was walking with her hand in the pocket that contained her...

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  • 7. Calle Jaen Museums, military guards & photos

    You can visit 4 museums with 1 cheap ticket.All have guards. The precious metal guards are, I think, soldiers due to the expensive stuff on display here. I took...

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  • 8. Arriving in la paz...

    If you arrive in la paz from copacabana by normal buses (local buses) to the area of the CEMETERY, do not follow anyone if they ask for your identification or...

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  • 9. DON´T WALK ALONE ON THE RED ZONES

    This tip is focus on people who are coming down La Paz. (Mainly for women)please, try to not walk around late around this locations: EL ALTO, Av. BUENOS AIRES,...

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  • 10. Tale of Four Women continued

    It is downhill from the Hotel Rosario going to Plaza San Francisco but steep uphill coming back. Since the altitude is around 12,000 feet, it is better to rest...

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  • 11. Tale of Four Women from San Francisco, CA

    This is the story of four women from San Francisco, California, as related to me in the Anyi Room (a place to share) of the Hotel Rosario in La Paz. These young...

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  • 12. dangerous drivers...

    Friends, i?ve seen several times some accidents made by some bad drivers. please, when you cross the streets be really carefullier. DO NOT expect to see a lot...

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  • 13. Bolivian Driving

    Watch yourself on the roads in La Paz they seem even more erratic than other parts of Bolivia, especially in El Prado, with the multiple lane road. The best...

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  • 14. It is cold all year round, so...

    It is cold all year round, so bring winter clothes (it tends to get nicer from 12 to 3 PM). The altitude will take its toll on you so walk very slowly,...

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  • 15. Don't drink too much alcohol...

    Don't drink too much alcohol in La Paz. Because of the lack of oxygen out here, you will feel bloated and queasy. I had a terrible headache and my 'soroche' ie...

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  • 16. Strolling around at the Witch...

    Strolling around at the Witch market. There is no danger in walking around at this place. Be prepared to bargain a lot when you want to buy some souvenirs (and...

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  • 17. HOW TO GET OUT Exit and...

    HOW TO GET OUT Exit and entrance ports are the same. However, you should be careful for there are some restrictions to the goods and substances that may be...

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  • 18. Really nothing to say here,...

    Really nothing to say here, just filling up space. This is an area of concern that is left to your own smarts. Use your common sense. When hiking in the snow,...

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  • 19. Security

    I didn't have myself the feeling of insecurity here, but saw at the streets many private security guards, at shops, at banks, in the streets. Too many I'd say!

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