2 Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable body of water in the world.
3 Bolivian farmers, arguably the highest in the world, as they export more cocaine than any country except Colombia.
4 Wages that can double in minutes. But inflation
has reached 35,000 per cent in the past.
5 The Fiesta de la Virgen de Candelaria, which takes place in early February in Copacabana, on the banks of Titicaca.
6 Chicha - maize liquor.
7 Andean music - as haunting and mournful as Middlesbrough cries when Newcastle win.
8 The Witches' Market in La Paz, which sells spells and potions.
9 The Chaco plain. Desolate and impenetrable, much like the north east.
10 Coveted territory. Bolivia is constantly in land disputes with its neighbours.