|By Admin1 (admin) (pool-141-157-21-200.balt.east.verizon.net - 188.8.131.52) on Sunday, February 20, 2005 - 1:53 am: Edit Post|
My Peace Corps service in Tarija
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|By henry horwitz (cache-dtc-aa05.proxy.aol.com - 184.108.40.206) on Saturday, May 14, 2005 - 11:16 am: Edit Post|
I ser5ved as a soldier in the Regiment close to the airport and as a policeman (carabinero) in the city. Need photos. Also of Villazon.
|By DAS (rcluster.propel.com - 220.127.116.11) on Thursday, May 04, 2006 - 3:17 pm: Edit Post|
B19 -Tupiza rural sanitation. Tarija is a wonderful small town. Advice: The flota b/t tuiza and Tarija was an ordeal and the roads (I use the term loosely) are dangerous at best. Better access to Tupiza and the Southern altoplano is via floata from La Paz or Cochabamba to Oruro and then train. The train has limited schedules and there are two. One is much nicer. Cuidado. The alto plano is an incredible territory!