About one - third of Bolivia lies high in the Andes Mountains on a dusty plateau called the Altiplano. The weather here is bright, cool, and mainly dry, and the highest mountain peaks are capped with snow throughout the year.
This independent country has two capitals, La Paz and Sucre. La Paz, the largest city and the center of the government, is considered to be the main capital. It stands on the Altiplano plain at a height of about 12,000 feet. It is acknowledged as the world’s highest city and visitors arriving from the lowlands often feel uncomfortable and running out of breath due...More