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My pics taken in early december 2004:

2 pics of Calle Illampu on a saturday





Calle Illampu on a sunday



Feeding the pigeons on a sunday afternoon







 

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Nice pics !! This is so dense !!
On this pic are the hills full of houses ???
 

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Great pics, I like the moutians that surround the city. I could imagine it could get very cold, all those mountians and plateaus in that area.
 

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I flew in from Lima.Much cooler/colder ,but that was not a problem.Trying to breathe was tough for the first day or two.Another consequence of the
high altitude was i got me worst case of sunburnt face ever
 

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shosho said:
This city is f*ckin cold. The coldest capital in Latin America.
Its higher up than Denver (1600 metres above sea level)

I think it is also one of the highest (metres above sea level) capital cities in the world?

Population is well over 2 million i think, but no real talls in the CBD
 

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Q-TIP, probably. It's 3600 meters above sea level. :eek: Bolivia is a 'high' country. Its lowest point is in its border with Paraguay (at the Paraguay river), 90 meters above sea level.
 

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Q-TIP said:
Its higher up than Denver (1600 metres above sea level)

I think it is also one of the highest (metres above sea level) capital cities in the world?

Population is well over 2 million i think, but no real talls in the CBD
I wouldn't say that. The CBD really stands out and is noticable from an arial shot. You also have to consider that this is one of latin america's poorest countries.
 

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What is the avg low temp here in winter?
 

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elitecavalier, I've heard it can get as low as -25, -30...
This is a tourist advice from his trip to La Paz:

"Dress warm! We slept at -25 degrees. But there is nothing better than waking up and taking a hot thermal bath during a gorgeous Andean sunrise.

The warmest sleeping bag you have and all the clothes you could wear.

A hat with ear protection will go along way. Bring candles and lanterns. "
 

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elitecavalier, I've heard it can get as low as -25, -30...
This is a tourist advice from his trip to La Paz:

"Dress warm! We slept at -25 degrees. But there is nothing better than waking up and taking a hot thermal bath during a gorgeous Andean sunrise.

The warmest sleeping bag you have and all the clothes you could wear.

A hat with ear protection will go along way. Bring candles and lanterns. "

-25? :eek2:

lol I love cold weather :)
 
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