Bolivia Study Tour 2010

 

AJWS Study Tour to Bolivia: Days 1 and 2

Posted on October 7, 2010 by Jolie Schwab, study tour participant and AJWS board member

During the first couple of days on a trip like this, you spend a lot of time reconciling your expectations with the reality before you. This is my third AJWS study tour and I thought I knew what to expect, but I was wrong. Bolivia may be the poorest country in Latin America, but its capital city of La Paz, home to almost a quarter of its population, is so pretty and strikingly clean (with the exception of some graffiti) that I had a hard time recognizing what it might have in common with the other cities I've visited, such as Mumbai, Kampala or Nairobi.  more