Updates  and Advice

Working with professionals – Trip through the Andes

It has been a real pleasure recently, to manage the travel logistics for a film maker working in Bolivia following the transportation of some massive trucks carrying very heavy gas turbines which will eventually power many Bolivian homes. The trucks were so massive...

Finding the Southern Cross – An essential skill

In the Northern Hemisphere navigators have used the North star to guide us at night for hundreds of years. Its easy to find even on a slightly cloudy night and easy to navigate with. If you keep this star on your left, you are traveling East and if it is on your right...

Time travel really is possible in Bolivia?

The Bolivian Highlands nearly 60 years ago, showing that Bolivian time travel is possible. Well in all honesty, not much has changed here in the last 50 years. My father took these photos in the 1960's and the landscapes are still very much the same. I often think...

Travel Bolivia in Comfort

At vAMMos we have three main ways to get you around and travel Bolivia in comfort. Our trusted BT50 which is a new purchase in 2017 is a great 4x4. Its needed to travel Bolivia and especially where we go. It seats three comfortably inside and on the quieter roads we...

Maps for Bolivia

One of the hardest things to get for Bolivia is a decent map. I haven’t seen an ordnance survey map of the whole country as yet. I would love to have one. The maps for sale here in tourist offices and the library in Santa Cruz are poor quality and miss off many roads...

Recent trip to Samaipata, Bolivia

I spent the last few days looking at the Samaipata region in Bolivia to build a three-day camping trip. Samaipata is in between Santa Cruz and Cochabamba and is known for its pre-Inca fort and the largest rock carving in South America. It’s an interesting historical...

Solo Female Travellers in Bolivia

Is it safe to travel as a solo female traveller in Bolivia? Good question. Yes in the main it is but you need to be careful and make good decisions. Bolivia is a big country and there are areas that are very deserted and getting help can be difficult. If we compare...

Our trips aren’t holidays, but your Adventures

Sometimes it's easier to say what we do by saying what we won't do. I remember signing up far a hike to the seven waterfalls in the foothills of Sucre Bolivia. I was excited about the hike and prepared well for it. The day was to start at 8am and the hike would take...

Andean Medical Mission
vAMMos supports the work of the Andean Medical Mission (AMM) in their efforts to eliminate avoidable blindness in Northern Bolivia. The amazing AMM surgeons travel every year to remote villages where they carry out sight saving operations free of charge for the many blind people living in the Amazon. Speak to us about fundraising for AMM.