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  La Paz Bolivia Travel and Tours to La Paz Enjoy Bolivia
War and fright, blood and death, because in the lands, stolen to the mythical sons of the Sun, the Spanish conquerors brandished the sword and loaded the guns to support their desires of wealth and to kill the ambition of their own blood brothers.
When the clamors of the civil war ceased, Don Pedro de la Gasca, ordered, to the captain Alonso de Mendoza, the creation of a city to commemorate the end of the confrontations.
The command was completed on October 20th, 1548, when "the discordant ones in agreement, in peace and love, joined, and a town of peace was founded for perpetual memory", as the plate sent seven years later by the King Carlos V reads.
www.enjoybolivia.com /english/guiadestinos/la_paz/INTRO_IN.shtml   (370 words)

  
 La Paz - Bolivia City Guide - Bolivia Web
Pedro de la Gasca, to whom the Spanish king had entrusted rule over the former Inca lands, commanded Captain Alonso de Mendoza to found a new city commemorating the end of the civil wars in Peru.
Shortly after its founding, La Paz was moved to its present location, in the valley of the Chuquiago Marka.
La Plaza de los Españoles, what today constitutes the Plaza Murillo, was chosen as the location for government buildings as well as the cathedral.
www.boliviaweb.com /cities/lapaz.htm   (820 words)

  
  La Paz Guide Attractions Events Restaurants Nightlife Weather
La Paz - meaning "Peace" - is on Mexico's Baja Peninsula, the land immediately south of the United States, and cut off from mainland Mexico by the Sea of Cortez, sometimes also referred to as the Gulf of California.
La Paz boasts good hotels, adequate infrastructure and a friendly laid-back atmosphere - a perfect recipe for a first-class family holiday - it's no wonder many people bring their families here to enjoy this magnificent corner of Mexico.
La Paz is a perfect base from which to enjoy Mexico's great outdoors and take part in a varierty of Nature and Adventure experiences in Mexico.
www.mexperience.com /guide/beaches/lapaz.htm   (1816 words)

  
  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: La Paz
La Paz was the head-quarters of General Sucre and since then, at intervals, has been the capital of the country.
La Paz, and 24 February, 1902, was consecrated at Sucre.
La Paz and the Province of Magdalena in the Department of Beni.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/08795a.htm   (1468 words)

  
  La guerra y la paz
La "Hagana" fue establecida en 1920 a raíz de la desintegración de "Hashomer" y sus companeros y activistas eran provenientes del movimiento de guardia y de los regimientos hebreos.
Las tareas de Tzahal son: realizar todo tipo de actividades necesarias para la defensa del estado en caso de guerra y en caso de paz.
La propaganda anti-israeli nunca seso en la radio nacional Palestina, en sus libros de estudio de escuelas primarias y en sus movimientos juveniles en los cuales a niños y adolescentes se les enseñaba a disparar y odiar al enemigo sionista.
www.masuah.org /la_guerra_y_la_paz.htm   (8013 words)

  
 Cruise the Sea of Cortez - La Paz   (Site not responding. Last check: )
If you are planning a trip to La Paz during high season, it is necessary to contact the marina well in advance if you want a slip or to be put on the waiting list for one.
La Paz became the capital of California under Spanish rule in 1829, when a hurricane destroyed the previous capital of Loreto.
La Paz, which means the peace, or tranquility, certainly is a suitable name for this beautiful city on the bay.
www.cruisecortez.com /lapaz.htm   (1479 words)

  
 La Paz Baja California Mexico
Today, La Paz has changed into a nice, friendly city, with the charm and beauty that allows you to relax and enjoy the climate, sandy beaches and most of all the warmth of it's friendly people.
La Paz offers some of the best fishing in the world, with unspoiled waters and an abundance of marine life, La Paz is a favorite destination for avid Baja anglers.
La Paz is located right on the Tropic of Cancer, with a desert landscape and comfortable dry and warm climate year-around.
www.2gobaja.com /lapaz.html   (390 words)

  
 Baja Highway : The La Paz Region
We limped slowly back to La Paz, thankful to lose only another quart of oil on the way, thankful indeed, that we were near La Paz when the red light came on, and not another fifty miles out in the middle of the empty desert.
La Paz is also home to the University of Baja California Sur and the Technological Institute of La Paz, which specializes in the study of fisheries, using the world's most productive fishery, the Sea of Cortez, as its laboratory.
We drove the length of the Pichilingue Peninsula, the thumb of land that encircles La Paz Bay on the east, past the ferry docks to Punta Balandra and Tecolote Beach, a forty-mile round trip scenic drive.
cabobob.com /06LaPaz/00LaPaz.htm   (2708 words)

  
 Bolivia.com - Turismo : La Paz
La zona Amazónica, colinda con los departamentos de Beni y Pando, trópico de vegetación exuberante que hacen de esta zona un lugar apropiado para el turismo de aventura y ecológico.
La ciudad de La Paz se pronunció contra el yugo español en 1809 bajo la conducción de Pedro Domingo Murillo quién fue ahorcado junto a otros patriotas el 16 de julio del mismo año.
Actualmente, la ciudad de La Paz es sede de Gobierno, situación establecida desde el 25 de octubre de 1899, fecha en la que el general José de Manuel Pando asumió la presidencia de la República a raíz del triunfo de la Revolución Federal.
www.bolivia.com /Turismo/ciudades/la_paz   (294 words)

  
 La Paz Mexico - La Paz Vacation Packages
La Paz Baja California Mexico is located right on the Tropic of Cancer, with a desert landscape and comfortable dry and warm climate year-around.
Today, La Paz has changed into a nice, friendly city, with the charm and beauty that allows you to relax and enjoy the climate, sandy beaches and most of all the warmth of it's friendly people.
La Paz offers some of the best fishing in the world, with unspoiled waters and an abundance of marine life, La Paz is a favorite destination for avid Baja anglers.
www.4mexicovacations.com /lapaz.htm   (334 words)

  
 La Paz - Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre
La ciudad se yergue a los pies del magnifico e imponente nevado Illimani, considerado guardián y montaña sagrada de La Paz.
La Ciudad de La Paz y la ciudad de Sucre fueron cunas de la independencia; el 16 de julio de 1809, el protomártir Pedro Domingo Murillo junto a varios patriotas, declaron la Junta Tuitiva, documento que señalaba la liberación de la conquista española.
Dada la disposición geográfica de la ciudad, los habitantes buscan lugares con más oxígeno y temperaturas más agradables, por lo que, a diferencia de otras ciudades del mundo, las zonas con mayor altitud son relativamente más pobres que las zonas bajas de la ciudad.
es.wikipedia.org /wiki/La_Paz   (908 words)

  
 La Paz - Reina del Altiplano
El escudo de armas de La paz, en otros tiempos escenario de encarnizados enfrentamientos, y una de las ciudades bolivianas nacidas a la luz de la industria minera, presenta la siguiente inscripción, que tiene un gran significado histórico.
Algunos edificios casi alcanzan las cimas de los cerros, y a su sombre descansan casas de adobe piedra y ladrillo mientras que modernos y confortables edificios se alzan para conformar una óptima infraestructura turística.
La Paz, regente de las alturas, acoge al visitante en una atmósfera que hechiza y sorprende a cada paso de sus centenarias calles adoquinadas donde se escuchan aún los ecos del pasado.
www.bolivianet.com /turismo/lapaz/lapaz.htm   (675 words)

  
 Octavio Paz
Paz's distaste for the materialism of the Western democracies is seen in CORRIENTE ALTERNA (1967).
Although Paz was known as a supporter of the neo-liberal economic policies, he criticized the weakness of liberal democracy in TIEMPO NUBLADO (1983), LA OTRA VOZ (1990) and ITINERARIO (1993).
Paz's numerous essays on Hispanic and French poetry include EL ARCO Y LA LIRA (The Bow and the Lyre 1956), LOS HIJOS DEL LIMO (Children of the Mire 1974), and MARCEL DUCHAMP (1968).
www.kirjasto.sci.fi /opaz.htm   (1500 words)

  
 La Paz - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nuestra Señora de La Paz or Chuquiyapu ("chuqui", 'gold', "yapu", 'farm') is the administrative capital of Bolivia, as well as the departmental capital of La Paz Department.
La Paz is situated in the canyon of the Choqueyapu River below a plateau with an altitude of 3,600 meters (11,811 feet).
La Paz is the highest capital city in the world, and is home to the world's highest golf course.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/La_Paz   (454 words)

  
 Octavio Paz - Biography
Paz began to write at an early age, and in 1937, he travelled to Valencia, Spain, to participate in the Second International Congress of Anti-Fascist Writers.
In 1962, Paz was appointed Mexican ambassador to India: an important moment in both the poet's life and work, as witnessed in various books written during his stay there, especially, The Grammarian Monkey and East Slope.
A remarkable prose stylist, Paz has written a prolific body of essays, including several book-length studies, in poetics, literary and art criticism, as well as on Mexican history, politics and culture.
nobelprize.org /nobel_prizes/literature/laureates/1990/paz-bio.html   (1021 words)

  
 LA PAZ BAJA MEXICO / baja.com / the interactive peninsula   (Site not responding. Last check: )
La Paz's natural beauty makes it the perfect setting for a relaxing vacation.
In 1830 La Paz became the official capital of Baja California Sur.
La Paz now has a population of 170,000.
www.baja.com /lapaz.htm   (178 words)

  
 Information About La Paz
La Paz is a large city (160,000 population) and the capital of the state of Baja California Sur.
While La Paz has a lovely waterfront with a beach running along it, the best swimming beaches are north of town and not where the hotels are located - with the exception of the La Concha, located about three miles north of the city center.
La Paz is served by several airlines: AeroMexico, AeroCalifornia, Alaska and Mexicana.
math.ucr.edu /ftm/bajaPages/LaPaz.General.html   (2290 words)

  
 La Paz travel guide - Wikitravel
La Paz is the administrative capital of Bolivia, while Sucre is the constitutional capital (the seat of the Supreme Court (Corte Suprema de Justicia)).
La Paz was established in 1542, and is located in the Andes mountains.
La Paz was built in a canyon created by the Choqueyapu River (now mostly built over), which runs northwest to southeast.
wikitravel.org /en/La_Paz_(Bolivia)   (3526 words)

  
 La Paz County
La Paz County offers a quiet pollution free haven to winter visitors escaping the snow and ice in the Northern and Midwestern states.
Discover Parker: The 16-½ mile stretch of the Colorado River in La Paz County is generally referred to as the Parker Strip.
The La Paz County Sheriffs, County of La Paz, Town of Parker, Colorado River Indian Tribes and Tourism Committee have worked in harmony to market the area to a specific demographic group that seek both a safe and fun vacation get away.
www.co.la-paz.az.us   (692 words)

  
 MEXonline.com La Paz Directory - Hotels, Restaurants, Schools, Tours - Baja California Sur, Mexico
La Paz (lah-PAHS) which means "peace" in Spanish is the state capital of Baja California Sur and the second largest city south of Tijuana on the Baja Peninsula with a population of around 300,000.
La Paz languished until the trans-peninsular highway was completed in 1973, and became the capital of the newly formed State of Baja California Sur the next year.
La Paz is arguably the ecotourism capital of Mexico.
www.mexonline.com /lapaz.htm   (447 words)

  
 La Paz Mexico Travel and Tours to La Paz by Enjoy Mexico
All the beaches of La Paz are exotic and beautiful, being the most visited those of Pichilingue, Corumel, Tecolote and Balandra; the latter is, besides, much photographed for there is a singular rock formation resembling a giant mushroom on its sandy ampleness.
Besides, the coasts of La Paz are ideal for the practice of sport fishing, with tournaments constantly being organised due to the richness of the Sea of Cortes, in which species such as the albacore, the yellow-tailed tuna fish, the dolphin fish and the sawfish, whose season goes from March to September, are abundant.
Nowadays things are different, sorry, the heat is just the same, and La Paz, sitting at 4310 kilometres from Mexico City and a 152 from the Municipality of Los Cabos, is an irresistible destination where the sea blesses a cheerful and tranquil city, simply friendly, simply unforgettable.
www.enjoymexico.net /la-paz-mexico.php   (519 words)

  
 Daily Life and Culture in La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico
La Paz is considered by the US State Department to be a very safe city for foreign travel.
Although the La Paz latest census was close to 200,000, La Paz feels and functions like a small town.
La Paz possesses a geographically fortunate position, allowing visitors to travel quite easily to the west onto the shores and islands of the Pacific Ocean or east towards the islands scattered throughout the Sea of Cortés.
www.sehablalapaz.com /lapaz.html   (970 words)

  
 Baja Mexico: Baja Expo - La Paz
La Paz was "discovered" by Hernan Cortez in 1535 (don't mention this fact to the descendants of the local Indians!), and then again by Sebastian Vizcaino in 1596, who gave La Paz its current name.
La Paz has no 5 star hotels, no waterfront golf courses, and the nightlife is fun but reserved compared to Cabo.
La Paz is a very large city but most of the gringo activity takes place either near the seaside Malecon or in the offshore waters.
www.bajaexpo.com /cities/lapaz.htm   (8982 words)

  
 LA PAZ Mexico Capital of Baja California Sur.
La Paz has a wide array of lodgings from a simple room to a luxurious villa.
The capital of Baja California Sur, La Paz (the peace), was founded on the 3rd of May in 1535 by Hernán Cortés.
The roads leaving La Paz in all directions offer excellent off roading, and La Paz is proud to be a part of the traditional SCORE INTERNATIONAL BAJA 1000, which is the toughest off road race in the world.
www.baja-web.com /la-paz/la-paz.htm   (4617 words)

  
 UniVisit La Paz: cheap air fare, hotels, and online maps for La Paz, Baja, Mexico
Surrounding La Paz are mountains covered in cactus blossoms, soft beige sandy beaches, and sparkling waters of the Sea of Cortez in every shade of blue and turquoise imaginable.
La Paz is a major center of ecotourism because of its proximity to the whale sanctuary at Magdalena Bay, coral reefs, and the desert areas where exotic animals and plants live.
La Paz is one of the very best sport fishing venues in the world.
www.univisitlapaz.com /Home.aspx?ididioma=2   (479 words)

  
 :: Hoteles La Paz ::
Convenientemente ubicado en el centro de La Paz, México, el Seven Crown La Plaz hotel está frente al mar y es ideal para familias en vacaciones y para quienes viajan por negocios.
Con vista al Mar de Cortés, donde los atardeceres son de un naranja ardiente, el Fiesta Inn La Paz (México) es en el punto indicado para parejas románticas, grupos y familias en vacaciones, y los amantes de la vida al aire libre que disfrutan...
Nota: La veracidad y confiabilidad de las fotografías publicadas es responsabilidad exclusiva del hotel y/o cadena hotelera.
www.lapaz-hoteles.com   (281 words)

  
 Hotels, Aparthotels in La Paz, Lodging Reservation - Bolivia Contact
The city of La Paz is a cosmopolitan city which is both multiethnic and multicultural.
It is surrounded by the Andean mountain range where two very prominent and majestic snow capped peaks dominate the landscape, these being the Illimani and the Illampu.
Here you can make Internet reservations for over 200 hotels of Bolivia, with information, discount prices, descriptions and pictures of hotels of La Paz.
www.boliviacontact.com /hotels-lapaz.html   (98 words)

  
 La Paz Travel Guide, Baja California Sur, Mexico
La Paz is quickly establishing itself as Baja's eco-tourism center with a wide variety of tours offered by professionals dedicated to preserving the environment.
ocated on a large bay on the Sea of Cortes, La Paz is 137 miles by road north of the southern tip of the peninsula.
a Paz was founded by Hernan Cortez on May 3, 1535 but the hostility of the environment forced him to retreat a year later.
www.bajatravel.com /guidebook/lapaz   (519 words)

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