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Around La Paz

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Just south of the city the barren, moon-like landscapes of the Valle de la Luna and the Muela del Diablo, near the suburbs of Mallasa and Calacoto respectively, make for energetic day-trips if you want a little taste of the kind of dramatic mountain scenery that awaits you elsewhere in Bolivia; a gentler half-day can be had at Mallasa’s zoo.

To the north of La Paz, the spectacular high Andean scenery of the Cordillera Real can be easily reached on a day-trip to Chacaltaya, even if the famous glacier and high-altitude skiing are now increasingly distant memories. Further east towards the Peruvian border lies the mysterious ruined city of Tiwanaku, Bolivia’s most impressive archeological site.

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