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Expat Advice: Living in Cochabamba, Bolivia

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What is the name of the city or town that you are reporting on?


How long have you lived there?


What activities, clubs and organizations would you recommend to newcomers to help them meet others?

It is the most detailed online guide about Cochabamba with tourist information, photos of sights, places for volunteer work, lists of hotels, restaurants, bars, discos, cinema, language schools, rent a car, tour agencies, etc.

In terms of religious, racial, economic and cultural diversity, are the people of this city or town diverse? Are they accepting of differences? Describe.

Cochabambinos like to party the weekend, they are open minded in general to westeners. Cochabamba is also the cheapest of the bigger bolivian cities. Good value for your money with all types of social and cultural encouters.

What are the main industries in this city? What types of career opportunities commonly exist? How do most people find new jobs?

There is no industry but a diferent private and public universities.

If a friend of yours was thinking of moving to this city or town from far away, what other advice would you give them.

Be carefull at some parts of the city there can be pickpocket or armed robberies.

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