No visas necessary for UK or SA passport holders. Didn't need the carnet.
Good, cheap Intenet apparently available in all major towns.
Lots of black
diesel smoke, as I didn't change the fuel setting on the injector pump for
the high altitude. More important to adjust a petrol engine, though. (The
hole in our intercooler didn't help, though).
Roads range from excellent asphalt to terror inspiring mountain tracks.
Main terror is due to the apparently suicidal Bolivia drivers. On mountain
roads, uphill traffic keeps to the safer side; the downhill traffic sticks
to the side with the loooong drop, regardless of whether is it on the left
or the right. (Sensible system, since if anyone is speeding it will be the
Lots to see in this country in mountain, jungle, and city, but not a very
well developed tourist infrastructure compared to what we hear of Peru.