Bolivia Travel Guide

Andrew samples the culinary delights of Bolivia, including fish carpaccio, bull penis soup and mochochinchi (aka booger juice). He participates in a llama fetus burning ceremony and watches women ...


Activities
Batallas Market
On the outskirts of La Paz, many animals from this bustling market go directly to restaurants in La Paz. Andrew ate lamb kidneys, tripe, bull penis soup and Chanfaina (soup made with cow parts, including veins, lungs, heart, liver and kidneys).
  • La Paz, Bolivia
  • Nuestra Señora de La Paz, La Paz Department Bolivia

Batallas Market

On the outskirts of La Paz, many animals from this bustling market go directly to restaurants in La Paz. Andrew ate lamb kidneys, tripe, bull penis soup and Chanfaina (soup made with cow parts, including veins, lungs, heart, liver and kidneys).
La Paz, Bolivia Nuestra Señora de La Paz, La Paz Department, Bolivia
Rodriguez Market
In most markets in La Paz, you can eat as you go and sample foods like pig's feet and lamb jerky.
  • La Paz, Bolivia
  • Nuestra Señora de La Paz, La Paz Department Bolivia

Rodriguez Market

In most markets in La Paz, you can eat as you go and sample foods like pig's feet and lamb jerky.
La Paz, Bolivia Nuestra Señora de La Paz, La Paz Department, Bolivia
Uruguay Market
At the Uruguay Market, you can find everything from llama to lizards. Some vendors also cook their foods for you while you wait. Some tastes to sample include fried tripe and chitlins, Mochochinchi (booger juice) and llama jerky.
  • La Paz, Bolivia
  • Nuestra Señora de La Paz, La Paz Department Bolivia

Uruguay Market

At the Uruguay Market, you can find everything from llama to lizards. Some vendors also cook their foods for you while you wait. Some tastes to sample include fried tripe and chitlins, Mochochinchi (booger juice) and llama jerky.
La Paz, Bolivia Nuestra Señora de La Paz, La Paz Department, Bolivia
Witches Market
Andrew ends his market tour with a visit to the Witches Market for a cocoa leaf reading and llama fetus burning ceremony.
  • Melchor Jimenez
  • Nuestra Señora de La Paz, La Paz Department Bolivia

Witches Market

Andrew ends his market tour with a visit to the Witches Market for a cocoa leaf reading and llama fetus burning ceremony.
Melchor Jimenez Nuestra Señora de La Paz, La Paz Department, Bolivia
Chuno farm
Bolivians are obsessed with potatoes and the version everyone loves to eat isn't even fresh. They call it the chuno, a naturally freeze-dried potato that looks like something most of us would throw away.
  • Altiplano, Bolivia
  • Altiplano, Bolivia

Chuno farm

Bolivians are obsessed with potatoes and the version everyone loves to eat isn't even fresh. They call it the chuno, a naturally freeze-dried potato that looks like something most of us would throw away.
Altiplano, Bolivia Altiplano, Bolivia
Moco Moco
Andrew goes to the shores of Lake Titicaca to the town of Moco Moco to take part in an Apthapi, which is a traditional feast of the Altiplano. The feast includes quinoa dumplings, Lake Titicaca trout and corn.
  • Moco Moco, Bolivia
  • Mocomoco Municipality, La Paz Department Bolivia

Moco Moco

Andrew goes to the shores of Lake Titicaca to the town of Moco Moco to take part in an Apthapi, which is a traditional feast of the Altiplano. The feast includes quinoa dumplings, Lake Titicaca trout and corn.
Moco Moco, Bolivia Mocomoco Municipality, La Paz Department, Bolivia

Restaurants & Bars
La Casa de los Pacenos
  • La Pax, Bolivia
  • El Alto, La Paz Department Bolivia

La Casa de los Pacenos

La Pax, Bolivia El Alto, La Paz Department, Bolivia
Phone: 591 2 2280955
Pronto
The chef here specializes in novo andino-style cuisine, which blends traditional ingredients with modern European western sensibilities. You can taste sautéed llama brains and tongue with garlic sauce and Carpaccio de Ispi.
  • Sopocachi, Balle
  • Jauregui, La Paz Department 2248 Bolivia

Pronto

The chef here specializes in novo andino-style cuisine, which blends traditional ingredients with modern European western sensibilities. You can taste sautéed llama brains and tongue with garlic sauce and Carpaccio de Ispi.
Sopocachi, Balle Jauregui, La Paz Department, Bolivia
Phone: +11 591-2-244 1369
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