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"El Micro" Top 5 Page for this destination Bolivia Transportation Tip by Chicha15

Bolivia Transportation: 49 reviews and 42 photos

  El Micro
by Chicha15

When at all possible...Walk! its safer! No lie, i got in a cab and the whole inside was refurbished...the steering wheel that used to be on the right handside is now on the left...and the seat was a lawn chair, tied down by wires!! I felt like getting out immeditely but we were off so fast, i just held on and laughed! The Micros are not any better, i avoided them totally on this trip. No mode of transportation is up to code and you really take a chance when you ride in any of them. The rides are very cheap though! Things are a bit different when traveling to another department. If you want to see the country take a Flota. They arent too bad and its worth to always buy a first class ticket. In some departments there are no airports so this will be your only mode of trans unless you hire a private driver, but my advise is the flota, you get to see all of the interesting stops and customs. I ate dried llama in a bag at one stop! i was so hungry! and i couldnt believe i could make such a purchase! use caution when eating such items, i have a stomach made of steel:)

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Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Aug 31, 2005
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