Going to La Paz, Bolivia

We left the hotel Cristal Samaña in the village of Colchani early in the morning.

And arrived at the airport of Uyuni.

Opened on July 11, 2011, Uyuni Airport, also known as Joya Andina (Andean Jewel) Airport, is a public use airport slightly northwest of Uyuni. The airport is served by two airlines, Amaszonas and Transporte Aéreo Militar.

Uyuni Airport: Waiting room, Amaszonas Airline Z8-301, Embarkation, Takeoff at 8:20. Adiós es el salar de Uyuni.

The Andes, flying to La Paz.

Arrived at El Alto International Airport

Main terminal of the El Alto International Airport

El Alto International Airport is located in the city of El Alto, 13 km south-west of La Paz. It is the world’s highest international airport, located at 4,062 metres above sea level.

A street in front of El Alto International Airport.

Mt. Huayna Potosí, distant view from the airport.

The Huayna Potosí has a very beautiful appearance. It is located near El Alto, a prominent glaciated mountain peak with an altitude of 6088 m.

Streets of El Alto Bolivia. Going to the Cable Car Station on the street of Núñez del Prado El Alto.

El Alto is the second-largest city in Bolivia, located adjacent to La Paz on the Altiplano highlands (Andean Plateau or Bolivian Plateau). It is the highest major metropolis in the world, with an average elevation of 4,150 m.

Plaza Obelisco El Alto Bolivia

Chapel, Our Lady of the Rosary, on the Plaza Obelisco El Alto Bolivia.

El Alto is today one of Bolivia’s fastest-growing urban centers, with a population of 974,754 in 2011.

El Alto Qhana Pata cable car station, yellow line.

We are going on board the ropeway and heading to the city of La Paz.

Yellow ropeway route to the station of Chuqi Apu on the Libertador Street La Paz.

Distant view of the city of La Paz Basin, from the cable car.

The El Alto and La Paz metropolitan area constitutes the most populous urban area of Bolivia, with a population of 2.3 million inhabitants.

From El Alto, we are going to the city of La Paz by the yellow cable car.

Arrived at Chuqi Apu Station on the Libertador street La Paz.

Libertador Street La Paz

Front of the cable car station.

We are going to the city center of La Paz from here.

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