Bolivia is full of wonderful things ready for you to enjoy. Any time spent in Bolivia is guaranteed to be an adventure and we’ve pulled together the photos which best display this country’s diverse nature. Magnificent La Paz with its energetic atmosphere, historic colonial buildings and indigenous culture. The beauty of the glittering landscape of the Uyuni Flats, a vast 10,582km square landscape providing photographers with millions of options. Picturesque Coroico perched on top of a mountain looking down over the beautiful country below. And not forgetting the six species of flamingos. Enjoy!
La Paz is easily a contender for the world’s most stunning capital, the high-altitude city set against a dramatic mountainous backdrop and surrounded by staggering vistas. Photo credit: Pedro Szekely
The historic city of Potosí has been described as a ‘treasure of the world’ by explorers and was once the wealthiest city in South America due to the silver boom. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, today there is grand colonial churches and architecture to explore. Photo credit: Donatella Venturi
Lake Titicaca is believed to be the birthplace of the sun and is the largest lake in South America. The lake shared with Peru is a vast stretch of glistening blues, the high altitude and dazzling sun enhancing lake’s natural splendour. Photo credit: L S
Calle Jaén has been called the finest colonial street in La Paz, the cobbled street of brightly coloured buildings dotted with charming museums, shops, bars and restaurants. Photo credit: syssy70
The ‘Great Train Graveyard’ sits along the side of Salar de Uyuni, a collection of trains left to rust and decay in the natural elements creating a ghostly and intriguing cemetery of locomotives. Photo credit: Tobias Mayr
The vast shimmering landscapes of Bolivia’s salt flats are absolutely breath-taking. The expansive stretch of land, which becomes a giant mirror with rainfall, is the perfect venue for amateur and professional photographers to play with perspective. Photo credit: Bara Walker
Bolivia is home to six species of flamingos including the rare Andean flamingo and the vibrant James’s flamingo, their bright pink plumage beautifully contrasting against the start landscapes of Bolivia’s Altiplano. Photo credit: Pedro Szekely
Those who travel to Coroico are greeted with a sign saying ‘Welcome to Paradise’. This idyllic town is perched high on the Cerro Uchumachi mountain. It has outstanding views overlooking canyons, valleys, orchards and plantations. Photo credit: Simon D
Isla de los Pescados, meaning Fish Island, is an island of fossilised coral covered with ancient cacti. The towering cactus creates long shadows across the shining white landscape and occasionally bloom, the white and purple flowers adding a dash of colour to the area. Photo credit: brspled
Featured image: Pedro Szekely
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