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    Day 919 – Cochabamba -> Caracollo (alojamiento)

    Cochabamba -> Caracollo (alojamiento)
    Distance (km) : 193 (!)
    Time on bike : 7h 53m
    Brutto time: 09.15 – 19.00
    Avg : 24.4 km/h
    Max.speed: 76.6 (!)
    Total (km) : 36.024
    Altitude (end of day): 3.750 m

    The Andean giants that I´m just about to enter...West of Cochabamba, Bolivia.

    Lunch break in Parotani, Bolivia.

    Andean foothills west of Cochabamba.

    Pongo Village (4.100 m.a.s) - between Cochabamba and Oruro. Bolivia, October 2008.

    Truck surfing rules!

    In the Andes...

    La Cumbre Pass, 4.496 m. Bolivia.

    Altiplano, Bolivia.

    From La Cumbre Pass...

    Altiplano settlement.

    Altiplano settlement.

    Bolivian village near Caracollo.

    The pension that never was. Leque Palca, Bolivia.

    Moon rise over the Bolivian altiplano...

    It was another crazy cycling day in Bolivia...

    On this day..


    2 Responses to “Day 919 – Cochabamba -> Caracollo (alojamiento)”

    1. Jim Says:

      Truck surfing, that sounds amazing – interesting to see some pictures of it. Even Indiana Jones wouldn’t have lasted for three hours 🙂

    2. Nicolai Says:

      Hi Jim…

      It is pretty amazing and thrilling!Of obvious reasons, I don’t have any photos “in action” (that would require 3-4 arms), but the truck above was my saviour of the day.

      Not so sure about the Indiana Jones statement, though 😉

      Nicolai (arms back to normal length!)

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