Jenny Adams reports for Travel Channel, excerpt pertaining Bolivia, follows:
The Next 11 Great Destinations
We’ve found every lagoon and towering peak, and thanks to technology, we only need seconds to inform our friends of the epic stretch of deserted beach we just discovered. Yet, despite our best efforts, destinations remain cyclical. They ebb and flow in popularity over the decades and centuries.
For all you true travelers out there looking for the coolest passport stamps of 2016, we bring you the 11 Next Great Destinations.
Last year, it was Colombia on everyone’s minds. But it’s neighboring Bolivia that is stealing the spotlight for 2016. La Paz is the world’s highest capital city, and the food scene here is exploding. Visit Gustu, a fine dining concept opened by NOMA Chef Claus Meyer in 2013 that operates dually as a Gastronomic Educational Center for financially challenged Bolivian youth. They also helped launch the Suma Phayata street food tour, which offers a self-guided eating journey of the best curbside carts in town.
Lake Titicaca is home to The Floating Island communities, who live on villages made of bobbing reeds. The Uyuni Salt Flats are four times the size of Hong Kong, and these white plains of crusted saline are remote and stunning under the brilliant blue sky. Cox & Kings offers luxury excursions to Bolivia, and this year, they are expanding their airstream camping adventures on the Uyuni Salt Flats!