Category: City Info

  • Laverap Laundry Services

    Laverap Laundry Services

    If you’re looking for laundry services in Sucre, then you’re likely to have a Laverap Laundromat (or Laundrette) near you. Lavanderia Laverap is a chain of laundromats found throughout much of South America. Within Sucre alone, there are at least 6 Laverap locations. Clothes are picked up from these drop-off points and taken to a […]

  • Bolivian Independence Day in Sucre

    Bolivian Independence Day in Sucre

    On the 6th of August, Bolivia celebrates its independence from the Spanish Empire. If you happen to be in the country on this historic day, Sucre is the perfect place to experience the lively atmosphere, unique culture and patriotic spirit of the nation. Historic Significance of Independence Day Known as Upper Peru or Charchas for the most […]

  • Internet Speeds

    Internet Speeds

    Sucre and Bolivia have been dogged by poor Internet connection speeds in the past. The last few years saw 4G connections become the norm and with them came functional, if not spectacular, Internet speeds. Now, with the recent launch of both the Tupac Katari communications satellite and the 4G LTE Internet connection it supports, Bolivia […]

  • El Dorado Bus from La Paz to Sucre

    El Dorado Bus from La Paz to Sucre

    We made the direct bus trip from La Paz to Sucre with El Dorado, one of the better operators running the route. Schedule and Tickets El Dorado buses depart La Paz daily from La Paz bus station to Sucre at 7pm, 7.30pm and 8pm, and the trip from La Paz to Sucre takes around 13hrs. […]

  • Alcantarí International Airport, Sucre Bolivia

    Alcantarí International Airport, Sucre Bolivia

    After three years of hard work, Alcantarí International Airport is now open for business in Sucre, Bolivia. Located in the municipality of Yamparáez, 25kms to the South of Sucre, Alcantarí International Airport was built to address a number of limitations held by the city’s previous airport, Juana Azurduy de Padilla Airport. Alcantarí will now support increasing air traffic to Bolivia’s capital and better connections between Sucre […]

  • La Sombrerería Cultural Center

    La Sombrerería Cultural Center

    Coinciding with the May 25th celebrations, a design has been selected for Sucre’s planned cultural center “La Sombrerería”. The cultural center will provide an place for cultural, artistic, music, sporting, and literary expression and development. When completed it will be the largest cultural center in Bolivia. The center will be located on a 6882 sq […]

  • A Little Luxury in Sucre

    A Little Luxury in Sucre

    A respite from the hustle and bustle of Bolivia’s larger cities, Sucre is a little oasis giving travelers the chance to enjoy a sense of timelessness while pampering their travel-weary bodies. Here we share with you 10 luxurious things to do in Sucre: Massage In what used to be the Casa de Turismo, you will find a certified massage therapist […]

  • Farmacorp 24hr Pharmacy Opens

    Farmacorp 24hr Pharmacy Opens

    Sucre has no shortage of pharmacies. But nonetheless it has just got easier to get the supplies you need. Farmacorp have just opened a new 24 hour farmacia on the main square, Plaza 25 de Mayo. Farmacorp, Bolivia’s largest chain of pharmacies, has been operating in the country for the past 77 years. Despite this long history, […]

  • May 25th Celebrations – The First Cry for Freedom

    May 25th Celebrations – The First Cry for Freedom

    May 25th holds a special significance for Sucre, and for Latin America as a whole. Over 200 years ago, on 25 May 1809, Sucre was the scene of a pivotal event in the continent’s history: the first cry for freedom. At the time, much of Latin America was under Spanish rule. But a French invasion of […]

  • 8 Reasons Why You’ll Love Sucre

    8 Reasons Why You’ll Love Sucre

    Cost of Living Penny pinching is something you will never have to worry about while living in Sucre. With Bolivia being one of the cheapest travel destinations in the world, low-cost living is more than achievable for both expats and backpackers. You can live in Sucre very comfortably on around $800 a month including accommodation, […]