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Atop the Eiffel Tower, in Sucre

Today's Pic du Jour, the 96th (!) straight, was taken from atop the Eiffel Tower which sits in the center of Parque Simon Bolivar in Sucre, Bolivia. It looks nothing like the Parisian landmark, isn't nearly as tall, is much more rickety but was in fact designed by Gustav Eiffel.
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Sucre’s CasArte Takubamba, a Brief Tour and Review

Sucre, Bolivia – I haven't made a habit of posting reviews of places I’ve stayed on this trip* and don’t plan to start now, but I will make a rare exception for the Hostal CasArte Takubamba in Sucre. Bolivia, where I’m wrapping up a 16-night stay, today. Everything about the sprawling CasArte Takubamba was inviting, from the gracefully decorated…
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Student, Faculty Protests Continue in Sucre

Sucre, Bolivia - University of San Francisco Xavier students, faculty and administrators continued their protests over budgetary shortfalls yesterday and this morning, blocking traffic and access to a government building in the city's historical center. As I mentioned last week, the main demand, directed towards the governor of Chuquisaca State,…
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