La Paz

Cerro Pan de Azúcar – La Paz

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Cerro-pan - of-sugar
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Bring changes of light and warm clothing; polarized glasses, hats of the wide, sunscreen (UVF. + 60) first aid kit (antispasmodic and antihistamine) e waterproof rainwear.

Coordinates UTM N 8148168 – E 577293
Altitude 3900 m.a.s.l..
Temperature Min. 4 OC – Max. 19 OC

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Cerro Pan de Azúcar

Cerro Pan de Azúcar is located at 10 kilometers from the town of Viacha. Is a training geological that belongs to the period Precambrian. It is part of the history of the Bolivian army, because in this place and in the Ilanuras of Viacha, the military fort was seated under the command of Marshal José Ballivián in 1841. Nearby took place the "battle of Ingavi" with which the independence of Bolivia was sealed. This Hill is also known as the "Fort of bread of sugar", Since it served as a military facility used for the Bolivian armed forces strategic. He served also in trench for Bolivian soldiers. Its peak became viewpoint from where Mariscal José Ballivian might head their logistics operations in order to stop the advance of the troops led by the Peruvian President, Agustín Gamarra.
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San Agustin parish