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  Santa Cruz travel guide - Wikitravel
Santa Cruz (or Santa Cruz de la Sierra) is the most populous city in Bolivia (it just went overLa Paz in 2003), and the capital of the department of Santa Cruz.
In contrast to La Paz and the other major Bolivian cities located high in the Andes, Santa Cruz lies at an altitude of 416 meters, and its climate is distinctly tropical.
Major airlines have daily flights to Santa Cruz de la Sierra, mainly from La Paz (about 4 flights per day: early in the morning, in the afternoon, early in the evening and late in the night).
wikitravel.org /en/Santa_Cruz_(city,_Bolivia)   (1095 words)

  
  Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is the capital city of the Department of Santa Cruz in Bolivia.
Santa Cruz de la Sierra was first founded on February 26, 1560 by Ñuflo de Chávez who gave the new settlement its name, which means "Holy Cross of the Hills," in honor of his beloved native city in Extremadura, Spain.
Santa Cruz is connected by railway to Argentina and Brazil, and connected by a road built in the 1950s to Trinidad, Cochabamba and also has newly constructed paved roads to Camiri-Yacuiba-Argentina and another to Cochabamba.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Santa_Cruz,_Bolivia   (316 words)

  
 Santa Cruz Bolivia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Santa Cruz de la Sierra, commonly known as simply Santa Cruz, is the second largest city in the Republic of Bolivia with a population of roughly one million residents.
Santa Cruz de la Sierra was first founded on February 26, 1560 by Ñuflo de Chávez who gave the new settlement its name, which means "Holy Cross of the Mountains," in honor of his beloved native city in Extremadura, Spain.
Santa Cruz is connected by railway to Argentina and Brazil, and connected by a road built in the 1950s to Trinidad, Cochabamba and the Chaco badlands.
www.wikiverse.org /santa-cruz-bolivia   (403 words)

  
 Santa Cruz - Education - Information - Educational Resources - Encyclopedia - Music
Santa Cruz, a parish in the district of Armamar, Portugal
Santa Cruz, a parish in the district of Coimbra, Portugal
Santa Cruz, a parish in the district of Vinhais, Portugal
www.music.us /education/S/Santa-Cruz.htm   (366 words)

  
 Travel in Santa Cruz - Bolivia - History - WorldTravelGate.net®-
Highlanders began to flock to the lowlands on the new highway which connected Santa Cruz and Andean Valley city of Cochabamba.
The paved two lane highway was the first link between Santa Cruz and the highlands in the history of the city.
With the aim of expanding the national economy and developing the country, the government began a program of import substitution that relied heavily on the exploitation and development of resources in the region, particularly agro-business cash crops of sugar, Rice, and cotton, tropical lumber, minerals, and petroleum and natural gas.
www.americatravelling.net /bolivia/santa_cruz/santa_cruz_history.htm   (483 words)

  
 Birdwatching Trip Report from Bolivia
Bolivia, the most “Indian” nation in South America, is a country bordered by Peru to the north-west, Brazil to the north and east, Paraguay to the south-east, Argentina to the south and Chile to the west.
Bolivia stretches across the widest part of the Andean mountain chain and is one of the poorest, highest and most isolated of Latin American republics.
Santa Cruz de la Sierra, the commercial centre of Bolivia and the capital of the province of the same name, is a pleasant Spanish-style city in the eastern lowlands of the country.
www.birdtours.co.uk /tripreports/bolivia/bol1/bol-nov2001.htm   (10277 words)

  
 CPD: South America, Site SA23, South-eastern Santa Cruz, Bolivia
South-eastern Santa Cruz is situated in a transition zone between the Cerrado, the Gran Pantanal and the Gran Chaco regions of central South America.
In Santa Cruz Department (excluding the Gran Chaco vegetation), 17% of the forested area had been converted to cultivation and cattle-ranching by 1991: 13,759 km²; the yearly deforestation is 329 km² (based on 1985 and 1990 satellite images).
In south-east Santa Cruz (Map 59 areas 2 and 3), Santiago de Chiquitos and Otuquis-Pantanal Biological Reserves would contain portions of the Serranía de Sunsas, the Tucavaca Valley, the Serranía de Santiago and the Bañados de Otuquis.
www.nmnh.si.edu /botany/projects/cpd/sa/sa23.htm   (2971 words)

  
 Santa Cruz, Bolivia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Santa Cruz de la Sierra, commonly known as simply Santa Cruz, is the second largest city inthe Republic of Bolivia with a population of roughly one million residents.
Santa Cruz de la Sierra was first founded on February 26, 1560 by Ñuflo de Chávez who gave the new settlement its name, which means "Holy Cross of the Mountains," in honorof his beloved native city in Extremadura, Spain.
As the city was fairly isolated until the early 20th century, Santa Cruzhas much colonial architecture, including a 16th century cathedral and numerous Jesuit missions, and a WorldHeritage listed Inca fortress called El Fuerte deSamaipata.
www.therfcc.org /santa-cruz%2C-bolivia-84876.html   (244 words)

  
 CDC - Epidemiology of Urban Canine Rabies, Santa Cruz, Bolivia, 1972–1997
Santa Cruz is a city of 1 million inhabitants, located in the department of Santa Cruz in the lowlands of eastern Bolivia.
From 1972 through 1997, 9,308 samples of canine brain tissue were analyzed in Santa Cruz; the annual number of tests varied from 66 to 764.
The overall percentage of confirmed rabies in dogs submitted for diagnosis in Santa Cruz (50.4%) was similar to the 44% found in another urban study in Ghana (12).
www.cdc.gov /ncidod/EiD/vol8no5/01-0302.htm   (2697 words)

  
 Santa Cruz - Bolivia City Guide - Bolivia Web
Santa Cruz supplied the rest of the colony with cotton, rice, sugar and fruit.
By November 1996, according to data from the Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE), the city of Santa Cruz de la Sierra had a population of 904,376 inhabitants.
El Fuerte de Samaipata: (Fortress) 120 Km southwest from Santa Cruz, The entire Inca ruins complex of around 40 hectares was declared "World Heritage" by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee on December, 2nd 1998 in Kyoto, Japan.
www.boliviaweb.com /cities/scruz.htm   (669 words)

  
 Hotels, Aparthotels in Santa Cruz, Lodging Reservation - Bolivia Contact
Visit Santa Cruz de la Sierra, capital of Santa Cruz.
The department of Santa Cruz with its capital Santa Cruz de la Sierra is located in the Amazon area of Bolivia and it has a natural wealth of extraordinary beauty.
Here you can make Internet reservations for over 200 hotels of Bolivia, with information, discount prices, descriptions and pictures of hotels of Santa Cruz.
www.boliviacontact.com /hotels-santacruz.html   (151 words)

  
 THE LOW-LEVEL JET AT SANTA CRUZ, BOLIVIA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
As part of the 1997-8 Pan American Climate Studies (PACS) Sounding Network (SONET) project, special observations were made at Santa Cruz, Bolivia to determine the intensity and diurnal variability of a LLJ east of the Andes.
Plot of mean wind direction and wind speed as function of height at Santa Cruz, based on all pilot balloon observations made during Jan-Mar 1998.
A strong west-east gradient in the v-wind is apparent on the western side of the jet core, associated with the steep slope of the Andes.
www.nssl.noaa.gov /projects/pacs/preprints/LLJBolivia.html   (1902 words)

  
 Guardian Unlimited | The Guardian | Bolivia's military threatens to intervene
Bolivia's month-long upheaval turned deadly last night when a protester was killed by soldiers just hours after the military said it might have to intervene in the crisis.
Some leaders believe Bolivia must hold fresh elections to resolve the stand-off between the poor, indigenous farmers and miners seeking a new social contract for the country, and the market-friendly elite in power.
A farmer and businessman, Mr Vaca Díez, 56, hails from the eastern region of Santa Cruz and is widely seen as a conservative and free-market supporter.
www.guardian.co.uk /international/story/0,3604,1503269,00.html   (664 words)

  
 Santa Cruz, Bolivia - April 1995
The home is reasonably up-to-date as we might expect in Southern California, with a couple exceptions, it's on a mud street, and surrounded by the fortress like, high concrete block wall with a very heavy secure gate.
All of the middle class or above homes in Santa Cruz are totally enclosed in the high security wall.
On one occasion we made an excursion west of town to and old town, whose name I have forgotten, that pre-dates Santa Cruz and to some of the surrounding jungle.
home.earthlink.net /~jwsmay/bolivia/bv1.html   (973 words)

  
 Santa Cruz (Bolivia)
Capital of Santa Cruz department in central Bolivia, 550 km/342 mi southeast of La Paz; the second-largest city in the country; population (1992) 694,600.
The surrounding area is fertile, producing sugar cane, soybeans, cotton, rice, maize, and coffee.
It was founded by the Spaniard Nuflo de Chaves in 1561 as Santa Cruz de la Sierra.
www.tiscali.co.uk /reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0012725.html   (263 words)

  
 The NarcoSphere || Power and autonomy in Bolivia: Santa Cruz and its sedition
Ah, well, that depends, because among their demands, the city of Santa Cruz wants to see more of the benefits of gas exportation, and the department of Santa Cruz (Bolivia is divided into departments as opposed to states or provinces) has more gas than any other Bolivian department.
Among other things, Santa Cruz is home to the most extreme right-wing groups in Bolivia: the Camba Nation and the Cruceñista Youth; both of them autonomist, and, to be a bit more descriptive, fascist.
It was those groups that organized the aggression in Santa Cruz on October 16, 2003, against the march of indigenous and poor farmers that had arrived in the north of the department to demand Sánchez de Lozada’s resignation.
narcosphere.narconews.com /story/2005/1/25/192758/090   (1423 words)

  
 Cheap hotels in Santa Cruz, Bolivia: 3 star hotel deals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Bolivia is known as the ’Tibet of the Americas’, the highest and most remote of the countries in South America.
This plain has an altitude ranging from 9,000ft to 13,000ft (3,000m to 4,000m) and is where the majority of the population live.
The hotel is located in the most exclusive residential area of Santa Cruz.
www.cheap-hotels.co.uk /Santa-Cruz/3-star-hotel   (230 words)

  
 Hotels in Santa Cruz Bolivia - Discount Hotel Online Reservations, Cheapest Rates Guaranteed
Once your reservation is submitted, a confirmation email about the reservation and the details of the Santa Cruz hotel you reserved will be sent to you.
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www.lodging-reservation-center.com /hotels/bolivia-santacruz.shtml   (227 words)

  
 Santa Cruz Bolivia Travel and Tours to Santa Cruz Enjoy Bolivia
The afternoon perspires heaviness and fatigue in the Cabins of Piraí, one of the many charming corners in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, the tropical paradise of Bolivia.
exuberant vegetation, rural and suffocating corners conform the territory of the department of Santa Cruz de la Sierra located in the oriental part of Bolivia.
That is Santa Cruz de la Sierra, the tropical paradise of Bolivia.
www.enjoybolivia.com /english/guiadestinos/santacruz/INTRO_IN.shtml   (309 words)

  
 Los Tajibos Hotel in Santa Cruz Bolivia, Convention Center, Meetings and Vacations
Santa Cruz is a modern fast growing city.
Santa Cruz is a busy city with much past and present.
The Bolivian side is an immense mosaic of constantly flooded plains, palm groves, forests, lakes and rivers inhabited by innumerable species of plants and animals which can be observed in their natural state, mainly alligators, birds, water hogs and the mythical anaconda.
www.lostajiboshotel.com /lostajiboshotel.html   (2089 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - AndrEs Santa Cruz (Bolivian History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
To achieve his one great aim of a Peru-Bolivia confederation, Santa Cruz, elected president shortly after the resignation of Antonio JosE de Sucre, energetically set about establishing Bolivia on a sound footing.
When the opportunity came with internal disorder in Peru in 1835, Santa Cruz invaded and established himself as protector.
However, at the battle of Yungay (1839) he was defeated by a coalition of his enemies under Manuel Bulnes of Chile and barely escaped to spend the remainder of his life in Europe in exile.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/S/SntCrzA.html   (267 words)

  
 Participation in upland development and conservation
Bolivia, Nepal and Tunisia are participating in this pilot project, designed to identify and evaluate strategies, methods and techniques for promoting and strengthening people's participation in upland watershed conservation and development.
The project area in Bolivia, located in the mountainous upper reaches of Piray River (Department of Santa Cruz), extends over 140 000 ha (the total area covered by the Piray watershed is 10 000 km
The topography of this area is fairly rugged, rising from 600 to 2 400 m above sea level; annual precipitation ranges from 700 to 1 200 mm, with a marked rainy season from October to April.
www.fao.org /docrep/x0963e/x0963e03.htm   (2525 words)

  
 Santa Cruz Hotels: Compare Santa Cruz, Bolivia Hotel Rates and Reviews - SideStep
Gran Hotel Santa Cruz is the only five-star hotel located in the commercial and financial center of Santa Cruz de la Sierra,...
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The airport of Santa Cruz is located only 5 km (3 miles) away from the Tajibos Hotel.
www.sidestep.com /hotels-rooms-l3033726-santa_cruz_hotels_bolivia   (635 words)

  
 Bolivia, Santa Cruz: Santa Cruz Cooperative School
The Santa Cruz Cooperative School is a private, coeducational day school which offers an educational program from prekindergarten through grade 12 for students of all nationalities.
Upon payment of the required capital levy fee, membership in the Cooperative is conferred on the parents or guardians of children enrolled in the School.
The School is not incorporated in the United States nor is it tax-exempt in Bolivia.
www.state.gov /m/a/os/1525.htm   (515 words)

  
 Welcome to Bolivianet - The Bolivian Web Site. Art, Cullture, Poems, Tourism, Hotels, Travel Agencies, Rent a Car, ...
Bolivia may be one of the greatest countries in South America, but its cultural wealth,
Ruta Verde is a tour operator located in Santa Cruz, Bolivia.
Santa Cruz, the main economic center of Bolivia.
www.bolivianet.com /index_eng.html   (289 words)

  
 Cheap hotels in Santa Cruz, Bolivia: Hostel deals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Hostels deals in Santa Cruz are subject to availability.
Hostelling International Bolivia presents HI-Hotel-Copacabana, right in the historic centre of the biggest city of Bolivia.
Backpackers Santa Cruz Hostel has arrived to Santa Cruz and offers much to the visitor...
www.cheapaccommodation.com /Santa-Cruz/Hostel   (261 words)

  
 MUSIC | UC Santa Cruz
Direction of the Santa Cruz Baroque Festival, a nationally acclaimed concert series dedicated to the historic performance of early music, and of the early music ensemble Lux Musica.
She is Lecturer of Flute at the University of California at Santa Cruz and teaches in the summers at the Northern California Flute Camp in Carmel Valley, CA.
Susan Vollmer is principal horn of the Santa Cruz County Symphony and a member in the Napa Valley Symphony and the Sacramento Philharmonic.
music.ucsc.edu /faculty   (5032 words)

  
 Santa Cruz, Andrés on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In 1820 he joined the revolutionists against Spain and, as Bolívar 's chief of staff, participated in the decisive liberating battles of Junín and Ayacucho.
To achieve his one great aim of a Peru-Bolivia confederation, Santa Cruz, elected president shortly after the resignation of Antonio José de Sucre, energetically set about establishing Bolivia on a sound footing.
Celia Cruz, Alejandro Sanz, and Vicente and Alejandro Fernandez to Perform at 3rd Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/S/SntC1rzA1.asp   (350 words)

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