Traffic – chaotic! Not Bangkok or Vietnamese planned chaotic, but honking, merging, no rules chaotic, steep and narrow, cobblestones and speed bumps ( why ???!!!!)
Cable Cars – people movers extraordinaire – wonderful public transport system. Fast, efficent Austrian/Swiss made, continually expanding, great tourist attraction
High points and low points – where the rich live in the lower sections of the 500m cauldron-like drop from Il Alto because its warmer; military police everywhere; presidential power plays
The Valley of the Moon – Arizona type landscape with great views of the city – even the iconic cactus thrown in
Lookouts – the primary school with kids playing and laughing was music to the ears; magnificent views of the cable car system and the hills absolutely jammed with houses
Colonial daze – cathedrals and plazas, pigeons and politics, chantilly jellos and mini buses everywhere, mosaic streets; indigenous survival
Witches Market – fun to see how the beliefs underpin daily life and keep culture alive
Vibrant and a great place to visit! Walkies today to the central district churches and galleries, then resting up for the flight to sea level in Chile – that will certainly be a contrast after our high altitude adventures!
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