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  Learn Spanish, Spanish Courses, Speak Spanish - Why Spanish Language Schools Sucre Bolivia
Bolivia is the most Indian country in Latin America with about 50% of the population maintaining a traditional way of life.
Bolivia is among the safest countries in the world with a low crime rate.
Sucre is one of the safest cities in Bolivia.
www.latinoschools.com /bolivia/paginas/whysucre.htm   (394 words)

  
 Sucre - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sucre (population 247,300 in 2006) is the constitutional capital of Bolivia, seat of the Supreme Court (Corte Suprema de Justicia), and capital of the Chuquisaca department.
Sucre remains the seat of the Catholic church in Bolivia, and a common sight is members of religious orders dressed in traditional garb.
Nestled at the foot of the twin hills of Churuquella and Sika Sika, Sucre is the gateway to numerous small villages that date from the colonial era, the most well-known of which is Tarabuco, home of the colorful "Pujllay" festival held each March.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sucre,_Bolivia   (423 words)

  
 History of BOLIVIA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
In 1776 the Spanish empire east of the Andes is removed from the control of Lima and is transferred to Buenos Aires, capital of the new viceroyalty of La Plata.
When Sucre convenes a congress in July 1825 to consider the region's future, the vote is for a separate state.
Bolivia cedes to Chile its Pacific coastline and the nitrate-rich province of Antofagasta, while Chile in return merely agrees to build a railway from La Paz to the coast and to guarantee the unrestrained passage of Bolivian goods to certain ports.
www.historyworld.net /wrldhis/PlainTextHistories.asp?historyid=ac11   (1204 words)

  
 Bolivia - Construction of Bolivia: Bolívar, Sucre, and Santa Cruz
Sucre reformed the existing tax structure in an effort to finance public expenditures and tried to revive silver mining by attracting foreign capital and technology.
The invasion of Bolivia by the Peruvian general Agustín Gamarra and an assassination attempt in April 1827 led to Sucre's resignation in 1828.
Sucre left the country for voluntary exile, convinced that "the solution was impossible." Given troop command by Bolívar, however, Sucre routed General Gamarra's much larger force (8,000) in a decisive battle at Tarqui on February 27, 1829.
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 Sucre travel guide - Wikitravel
Sucre is a white-washed, pristine city with many grand buildings, dinosaur footprints, a free theatre and an excellent choice of fruit due to its proximity to the lowlands.
Sucre is a small town with regular hop-on buses and plentiful taxis.
Sucre is a popular place to learn Spanish and to volunteer, due to it's temperate climate compared to the rest of Bolivia.
wikitravel.org /en/Sucre   (786 words)

  
 Aracari - Tailor Made Vacations for Peru, Bolivia and Ecuador.
Sucre, Bolivia's constitutional capital, is arguably its most pleasant city.
Sucre was founded in 1538 by the Spaniard Francisco de Anzures as the city of La Plata, and soon became the capital of the "Audiencia de Charcas" one of the most influential regions in colonial South America.
Around Sucre there are interesting indigenous village markets famous for their textiles and hats, and areas with unique geological formations and fossils.
www.aracari.com /inbolivia/sucre.htm   (389 words)

  
 Bolivia in 2004 (4 Sucre & Santa Cruz)
This group of children led by a sabre wielding admiral and his ship were making an emotional plea for the access to the sea that Bolivia lost to Chile in the 1884 War of the Pacific.
Sucre's altitude of 2790 m was better for me that Potosi's 4070 m but I was looking forward to breathing even better in Santa Cruz (437 m), after a 15 hour overnight bus ride.
In Bolivia, the joyous competition of dances and artistic carnival costumes hides an underlying aggressiveness expressed by throwing "globos" that symbolically replace the stones that people would like to throw at the neighbours who have annoyed them.
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 Learn Spanish, Spanish Courses in Sucre, Bolivia
Sucre is Bolivia's most beautiful city and one of South America's most charming.
Sucre today is the intellectual center, filled with liberal and progressive thinkers and one of the more popular study abroad destinations in South America.
Sucre is also full of museums, churches, excursion opportunities like Inca trails, and a very interesting hat museum to boot.
www.firststepworld.com /city-Sucre.html   (192 words)

  
 bolivia map and map of bolivia and information page
The ancient history of Bolivia is first and foremost woven into the great Andean empires of the Aymara civilization.
Bolivia's Altiplano contains several salt flats, the dried remnants of ancient lakes; Uyuni Saltpan is the largest one, covering almost 3,500 sq miles.
Note that the protests and demonstrations of 2003 have, for the most part, disappeared, but the motivation for same remains and all travelers here should be cautious and constantly aware of their surroundings.
www.worldatlas.com /webimage/countrys/samerica/bo.htm   (1048 words)

  
 A2Z Languages - Sucre, Bolivia - City Overview
It is also one of the largest producer of the typical Bolivia hats.
Numerous museums have been established in Sucre to house the art and relics of the pre-Columbian, colonial and post-colonial eras, and some of its many churches have been renovated to reflect their former glory.
The city remains a center of learning and both Sucre and its university enjoy their reputations as focal points of liberal and progressive thought within the country.
www.a2zlanguages.com /Bolivia/Sucre/sucre_city.htm   (384 words)

  
 A Little of Everything -- Sucre, Bolivia : Activa Spanish Program
In addition, Bolivia has large cities and remote villages; Lake Titicaca, the highest inland sea; and a fascinating culture and history.
Sucre is the beautiful judicial capital located in the Andean highlands.
Sucre and its nearby villages have sizable indigenous populations that maintain their customs and colorful dress.
www.amerispan.com /other_specialized_programs/Bolivia/Sucre/21   (373 words)

  
 Sucre Bolivia Travel and Tours to Sucre by Enjoy Bolivia
the constitutional capital of Bolivia, preserves the essence of its splendid past.
Declared Cultural Patrimony of the Humanity by UNESCO, Sucre -capital of the department of Chuquisaca- is a small place in perpetual serenity.
Inspiring, discreet and wrapped in an intellectuality halo, the city is the haven of the young students of the whole country that are formed in the classrooms of the Universidad Mayor, Real y Pontificia de San Francisco Xavier.
www.enjoybolivia.com /english/guiadestinos/sucre/INTRO_IN.shtml   (337 words)

  
 Learn Spanish in Sucre, Bolivia
Founded in 1538, Sucre is known as the "white city of the Americas" because of its amazingly preserved historical buildings -- the architecture is as white as when the first conquistadors left their mark.
Sucre is also the judicial capital of Bolivia, and was formerly called "La Plata," which means "silver" in Spanish.
Our Bolivia Spanish School is located in the heart of downtown Sucre, just a block away from the main plaza.
www.spanishintheworld.com /spanish/bolivia-sucre.html   (377 words)

  
 Bolivia News (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab-3.cs.princeton.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Oruro, Bolivia, Oct 25 Nationalization of the mining sector took a giant step forward Wednesday in Bolivia, with the signing of agreements to setup a State Mining Enterprise that will incorporate cooperatives...
Sucre, Bolivia, Oct 25 Now that the amount of commissions to draw up Bolivia s future Constitution have been agreed, the Constituent Assembly is entering its most difficult phase Wednesday, when the 255...
The Gualberto Villaroel refinery on the outskirts of the city of Cochabamba is emblematic of Bolivia's radical oil and gas...
www.topix.net.cob-web.org:8888 /world/bolivia   (704 words)

  
 Learn Spanish in Sucre, Bolivia
Learning Spanish abroad in Sucre, Bolivia is one of many language immersion programs offered by AmeriSpan.
A land-locked country that straddles the Andes, Bolivia is known as the Tibet of the Americas.
School Facilities: A beautiful colonial building located in the heart of Sucre’s city center, one block away from the main plaza close to virtually everything of interest in the city.
www.amerispan.com /language_schools/Bolivia/Sucre/3544   (394 words)

  
 Bolivia 2003 - Sucre
Sucre is located within a belt of numerous folds, including synclines containing Cretaceous and Tertiary strata.
The company that shuttles tourists from Sucre to the quarry has modified a cattle truck, built some benches in the truck bed, painted the side panels yellow with cartoons of dinosaurs and rainbows, and named it "The Dino Truck".
Sucre, located in central Bolivia in Eastern Cordillera, is the judicial capital of Bolivia!
www2.ess.ucla.edu /~bolivia/sucre.html   (921 words)

  
 Study Abroad & Cultural Immersion with Languages Abroad - Bolivia - Sucre
Sucre has a population of 150,000 and is the beautiful colonial judicial capital located in the Andean highlands of Bolivia.
Located in the heart of Sucre, in a 2 story building, our school is just a few blocks away from the city center and close to all amenties, including museums, old churches, parks, shops, restaurants and bars.
The classes are in held in the mornings, which leave the afternoons free for cultural activities or excursions.
www.languagesabroad.com /countries/sucre.html   (1073 words)

  
 Language Study in Bolivia: Language Schools, Bolivian International Language Study Programs from GoAbroad.com
Known as the white city of the Americas, Sucre is the beautiful colonial judicial capital of Bolivia.
Volunteer Bolivia's language school and cultural center is located in the heart of downtown Cochabamba's social district.
The school is located in the heart of Sucre's city center, one block away from the main plaza close to virtually everything of interest within the city.
www.languageschoolsguide.com /Bolivia.cfm   (893 words)

  
 Learn Spanish in Bolivia
Sucre is the judiciary capital of Bolivia and the supreme court still convenes in the city.
Over half of Bolivia's population is indigenous to the region.
Sucre is a great base camp for tourists wanting to discover the many beautiful sites of Bolivia because of its central location.
languagecrossing.com /Destinations/Bolivia/Learn_Spanish_in_Bolivia   (167 words)

  
 Spanish Language Schools Sucre Bolivia -> Study and Learn Spanish at a great Spanish Language Schoos in Sucre, Bolivia
Sucre is a great jumping off point for visits to other parts of Bolivia.
From Sucre, there is inexpensive air service to virtually every part of the country.
Sucre has a very comfortable climate all year long.
www.spanishabroad.com /sucre.htm   (619 words)

  
 Bolivia 4 - Sucre/Tiwanaku/Bike Ride   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Sucre is still the official capital of Bolivia even though all but the judiciary has moved to La Paz.
Sucre is a university town and has a studenty vibe.
The presence of the unofficial Aymara flag atop the most important archaeological site in Bolivia during an election campaign when one of the leading candidates is a Aymara who may become the country'...
www.travelblog.org /South-America/Bolivia/Sucre/blog-27898.html   (2833 words)

  
 Learn Spanish in Bolivia. Spanish course in Bolivia.
One of the best things about Bolivia is that it still relatively undiscovered, so our students really experience true immersion in both the Spanish language and the Bolivian way of life.
Our Spanish school in Bolivia is located in the historic Spanish colonial city of Sucre, considered to be the most beautiful city in the country.
If you are thinking of a Spanish course in Bolivia and would like to find out more about the weather, you can visit the BBC Bolivia Weather page for more information.
www.languagesabroad.co.uk /bolivia.html   (909 words)

  
 Sucre, Bolivia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
La ciudad de Sucre se ha caracterizado, desde su fundación en 1540 hasta el presente, por crear y reunir a lo largo del tiempo exponentes de lo producido en el arte universal y nacional.
Los monumentos y obras de arte existentes en Sucre son de calidad superlativa, pero, al mismo tiempo, dentro de un peculiar tono de mesura, que es propio de la ciudad y su gente.
Sucre, frecuentemente definida como ciudad "colonial", tiene de ese período la mayoría de los monumentos, particularmente los religiosos y culturales.
www.bolivianet.com /sucre/index.htm   (144 words)

  
 New Hospital in Sucre Bolivia
Through a large picture window in the background could be seen the mountains and barrios of people whom the new hospital intends to serve.
They will also be assisted by Bolivian nurses and medical students who are required to serve one year in the provinces and barrios after they complete their education.
Dr. Henry Mendivil, medical director, stood at the podium with tears in his eyes, as he spoke in his native language to the crowd of friends from both continents.
www.paxjoliet.org /digosi/hospital.html   (686 words)

  
 Learn Spanish, Spanish Courses, Speak Spanish, Study Abroad - Spanish Language Schools Sucre Bolivia (via CobWeb/3.1 ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Sandwiched between Peru, Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil and Chile and straddling the Andes, Bolivia is known as the "Tibet of the Americas" because it is the highest and most isolated of the Andean nations located in South America.
About twice the size of Spain, Bolivia possesses nearly every possible climate and terrain from the snow capped peaks of over 21,000 feet to the to the semi-tropical lowlands to the steaming jungles of the Bolivian Amazon Basin.
Besides great scenery, one has the opportunity to see various exotic birds, plants, insects, and animals due to Bolivia's relatively sparse population, lack of development and diverse geography.
www.latinoschool.com.cob-web.org:8888 /bolivia   (167 words)

  
 welcome to Joy Ride Bolivia
Sucre is still the Joy Ride Crew's favourite city of Bolivia (and we've been all over the country by now) and we share that opinion with many a tourist that came through Sucre and spent just about three times as much time there as originally planned.
Sucre is safe, endowed with a nearly perfect climate, small and cosy, full of history, very pretty & clean and for those with a tight budget: it's cheap!
Other products and companies referred to herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies or mark holders.
www.joyridebol.com   (271 words)

  
 Pictures of Sucre - Bolivia -
Altitude is 2800m but tropical trees like palmtree are present on the place.
A cathedral and many churches or couvents can be visited in Sucre.
On the high side of Sucre stands the couvent of Recoleta.
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 When to go to Sucre Bolivia
WHEN TO GO From April until November, Sucre is free of the annoying rains that could humidify the desires of the travelers looking for adventure.
During these months there are many important events that give a festival and atmosphere to Sucre.
In May, they commemorate the anniversary of Chuquisaca; in June the Festivity of San Juan; in July they offer honors to the Vírgen del Cármen, in August, the national civic anniversary is commemorated; and, in September, the whole city surrenders cult to the Vírgen de Guadalupe.
www.enjoybolivia.com /english/guiadestinos/sucre/CUANDO_IN.shtml   (146 words)

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